A Special Message for Cancer Patients Seeking "Alternative" Treatments

Don't let desperation lead you to try things just because someone advises you to do so. Read the information on this web site thoroughly. We strongly recommend that you avoid any "alternative" cancer treatment discussed on Quackwatch. If you or someone you know investigate or pursue any such treatment, please share your experience with us. Your name and report will remain confidential.

An Overview of "Alternative" Methods
These explain how promoters of dubious treatments manipulate the emotions of desperate cancer patients and their families.

Myths vs. Facts

"Alternative" Methods: Investigative Reports

Questionable Tests

Dubious Treatments

Topics with posting dates or links to other sites are detailed reports. Items without posting dates are linked to a brief report or a longer OTA passage on Quackwatch.

Other Questionable Activities

Quackery Victim Reports

Legal and Regulatory Actions

Nonrecommended Information Sources

Recommended Information Sources

Patient Support

Nonrecommended Books

This page was revised on August 7, 2016.

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