CANCER RESEARCH

Current clinical Trials

Learn more about the current clinical trials Salish Cancer Center is participating in.
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The Canadian/US Integrative Oncology Study (CUSIOS):
Advanced Integrative Oncology treatment for patients with advanced stage cancer: a prospective outcomes study

This is the largest-ever North American observational study to assess Integrative Oncology (medical oncology, naturopathic oncology and acupuncture and oriental medicine) for advanced cancer patients. The goals of CUSIOS are to observe and measure the overall survival of a cohort of late stage cancer (III and IV) patients who receive Integrative Oncology treatments and, to describe integrative therapies provided by naturopathic doctors across the cohort.
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research articles

Chinese medicine

Acupuncture Alleviates Cancer Pain, Fatigue, and Anxiety (July 2015)

research By UNIVERSITY OF Pittsburgh AND TEMPLE UNIVERSITY

University of Pittsburgh and Temple University researchers find acupuncture effective for the alleviation of cancer pain. Acupuncture alleviated additional cancer related concerns including nausea, fatigue, anxiety, and interference with life activities due to pain.
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Case Study: Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma (summer 2015)

By Dr. Sunara Sotelo, Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) is an uncommon form of malignant neoplasm that arises within secretory glands (1). It is most common in the major and minor salivary glands of the head and neck, and it is defined by its distinctive histologic appearance.
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Case Study: Anaplastic Astrocytoma (winter 2010)

research By Dr. Sunara Sotelo, Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Cancer patients continue to seek acupuncture for the relief of common side-effects related to allopathic treatment. According to the National Cancer Institute, brain cancer accounts for 2% of all cancers.
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