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Emotional Well-being for People with Cancer: A narrative review of charity sector resources and peer-reviewed articles for effects of complementary interventions

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title = "Emotional Well-being for People with Cancer: A narrative review of charity sector resources and peer-reviewed articles for effects of complementary interventions",
abstract = "Additional to the primary health concerns for an individual with cancer are secondary symptoms that can manifest as feelings of reduced emotional well-being, increased feelings of depression or anxiety. While chemotherapy and radiotherapy form the nexus of traditional treatment, many individuals use complementary or alternative therapies (CAM) to manage these secondary health issues. The following report contains two sections. The first section details the content of five UK cancer charity webpages with respect to complementary or alternative therapies. The second section describes the results of a systematic literature review of peer-reviewed articles studying the effects of CAM in patients with cancer since over the last fifteen years.Macmillan Cancer Support offers the following definition, which will be usedthroughout this report:Conventional medical treatments are used by doctors to treat people withcancer. They include surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy, hormonal andtargeted therapies. These treatments are scientifically tested and researched.They can cure many cancers, help people to live longer or reduce theirsymptoms...complementary therapies are used alongside, or in addition to,conventional medical treatments. They do not claim to cure cancer. Peopleuse them to boost their physical or emotional health. Or to relieve symptomsor side effects. Some have been scientifically tested to check how effectiveand safe they are...alternative therapies are used instead of conventionalmedical treatments. They are not tested in the same way as conventionalmedical treatments. Some claim to treat or cure cancer. But no alternativetherapies have been proven to cure cancer or slow its growth and some maybe harmful.{\textquoteright}(www.macmillan.org.uk/information-and-support/coping/complementary-therapies/complementary-therapies-explained/complementary-alternative-therapies.html).",
author = "Emma Mills and Helen Millward",
year = "2019",
month = sep
day = "17",
language = "English",

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TY - BOOK

T1 - Emotional Well-being for People with Cancer

T2 - A narrative review of charity sector resources and peer-reviewed articles for effects of complementary interventions

AU - Mills, Emma

AU - Millward, Helen

PY - 2019/9/17

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N2 - Additional to the primary health concerns for an individual with cancer are secondary symptoms that can manifest as feelings of reduced emotional well-being, increased feelings of depression or anxiety. While chemotherapy and radiotherapy form the nexus of traditional treatment, many individuals use complementary or alternative therapies (CAM) to manage these secondary health issues. The following report contains two sections. The first section details the content of five UK cancer charity webpages with respect to complementary or alternative therapies. The second section describes the results of a systematic literature review of peer-reviewed articles studying the effects of CAM in patients with cancer since over the last fifteen years.Macmillan Cancer Support offers the following definition, which will be usedthroughout this report:Conventional medical treatments are used by doctors to treat people withcancer. They include surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy, hormonal andtargeted therapies. These treatments are scientifically tested and researched.They can cure many cancers, help people to live longer or reduce theirsymptoms...complementary therapies are used alongside, or in addition to,conventional medical treatments. They do not claim to cure cancer. Peopleuse them to boost their physical or emotional health. Or to relieve symptomsor side effects. Some have been scientifically tested to check how effectiveand safe they are...alternative therapies are used instead of conventionalmedical treatments. They are not tested in the same way as conventionalmedical treatments. Some claim to treat or cure cancer. But no alternativetherapies have been proven to cure cancer or slow its growth and some maybe harmful.’(www.macmillan.org.uk/information-and-support/coping/complementary-therapies/complementary-therapies-explained/complementary-alternative-therapies.html).

AB - Additional to the primary health concerns for an individual with cancer are secondary symptoms that can manifest as feelings of reduced emotional well-being, increased feelings of depression or anxiety. While chemotherapy and radiotherapy form the nexus of traditional treatment, many individuals use complementary or alternative therapies (CAM) to manage these secondary health issues. The following report contains two sections. The first section details the content of five UK cancer charity webpages with respect to complementary or alternative therapies. The second section describes the results of a systematic literature review of peer-reviewed articles studying the effects of CAM in patients with cancer since over the last fifteen years.Macmillan Cancer Support offers the following definition, which will be usedthroughout this report:Conventional medical treatments are used by doctors to treat people withcancer. They include surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy, hormonal andtargeted therapies. These treatments are scientifically tested and researched.They can cure many cancers, help people to live longer or reduce theirsymptoms...complementary therapies are used alongside, or in addition to,conventional medical treatments. They do not claim to cure cancer. Peopleuse them to boost their physical or emotional health. Or to relieve symptomsor side effects. Some have been scientifically tested to check how effectiveand safe they are...alternative therapies are used instead of conventionalmedical treatments. They are not tested in the same way as conventionalmedical treatments. Some claim to treat or cure cancer. But no alternativetherapies have been proven to cure cancer or slow its growth and some maybe harmful.’(www.macmillan.org.uk/information-and-support/coping/complementary-therapies/complementary-therapies-explained/complementary-alternative-therapies.html).

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BT - Emotional Well-being for People with Cancer

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