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Family Caregivers in Cancer: Roles and Challenges (PDQ®): Supportive care - Health Professional Information [NCI] - Current Clinical Trials

Check NCI's list of cancer clinical trials for U.S. supportive and palliative care trials about caregiver-related intervention or procedure, psychosocial support for caregiver and support for caregiver that are now accepting participants. The list of trials can be further narrowed by location, drug, intervention, and other criteria.

General information about clinical trials is also available from the NCI Web site.

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The Gerson therapy is a complex regimen that has been used to treat people with cancer and other diseases (see Question 1). The key parts of the Gerson therapy are a strict diet, dietary supplements, and enemas (see Question 1). The theory is that disease can be cured by removing toxins from the body, boosting the immune system, and replacing excess salt in the body's cells with potassium (see Question 3). The Gerson therapy requires that the many details of its treatment plan be followed...

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    Last Updated: September 04, 2014
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