Related Web Site: Thinking About Alternative Treatment for Prostate Cancer?
If you're thinking about alternative therapy for prostate cancer, learn about the types available. Remember, talk to your doctor if you are considering using an alternative treatment. This link will take you to the National Cancer Institute's web site.
This fact sheet provides basic information about the herb saw palmetto -- common names, uses, potential side effects, and resources for more information. Saw palmetto grows in the southern United States.Common Names--saw palmetto, American dwarf palm tree, cabbage palm
Latin Names--Serenoa repens, Sabal serrulata
Men frequently use saw palmetto to treat the symptoms of benign prostate gland enlargement (BPH). Learn what the National Institutes of Health says about this herb. This link will take you to its web site.