Integrative Medicine Center at MD Anderson - Cancer Center


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Why Choose MD Anderson Every day, people like you choose MD Anderson for cancer treatment. But it’s more than our decades of experience, top national rankings and leadership in cancer prevention and treatment that set us apart. It’s because we put all of our focus on you. At MD Anderson, we understand how hard it can be to choose a hospital for cancer treatment. You’ve just received life-changing news, and now you have decide how to handle it. Here are some of the reasons why MD Anderson is your best hope for cancer care. Expertise ~ We focus exclusively on cancer and have seen cases of every kind. Our doctors treat more rare cancers in a single day than most physicians see in a lifetime. That means you receive expert care no matter your diagnosis. We're one of the largest cancer centers in the world. We've been working to eliminate cancer for more than six decades. Our depth of experience contributes to every aspect of your care. We have ranked as one of the top two hospitals in cancer care every year since U.S. News & World Report began its annual “America’s Best Hospitals” survey in 1990. Our physicians are frequently recognized as among the best in the nation by services including Best Doctors in America. We have more nurses per patient than many hospitals in the country, so you receive the utmost attention and quality care. We're world-renowned for using and developing front-line diagnostic technology. That lets physicians pinpoint each patient’s unique cancer and tailor treatment for the best possible outcome. Advances in cancer treatment are happening every day at MD Anderson. Learn more about the treatment options available for your cancer, including surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy and other advanced therapies. The Integrative Medicine Program engages patients and their families to become active participants in improving their physical, psycho-spiritual and social health. The ultimate goals are to optimize health, quality of life and clinical outcomes through personalized evidence-based clinical care, exceptional research and education. We provide access to multiple data bases of authoritative, up to date reviews on the evidence and safety for the use of herbs, supplements, vitamins, and minerals, as well as other complementary medicine modalities. Our research focuses on reducing the negative consequences of cancer diagnosis and treatment through studying the use of modalities such as acupuncture, meditation and yoga to treat side effects and improve quality of life. We study the use of plants and other natural compounds to treat cancer and cancer-related symptoms. We also examine the benefits of physical activity, nutrition, stress management and social support on health outcomes. The goal of the education is to provide authoritative, evidence-based information for health care professionals, caregivers and patients who would like to safely incorporate complementary medicine therapies with conventional cancer care. Our Integrative Medicine Program offers educational activities and trainings, such as a monthly Lecture Series , Research Club, Journal Club, Integrative Oncology Education Series, conferences and workshops. The Integrative Medicine Center offers professional guidance to assist patients regarding their personalized, comprehensive treatments. The Center provides services and programs that work together with conventional cancer care and focus on physical, mind-spirit, and social health. Clinical Services: • Physician consultation • Acupuncture • Exercise and Physical Activity • Health Psychology • Meditation • Music Therapy • Nutrition • Oncology Massage

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Integrative Medicine Center at MD Anderson - Cance
1515 Holcombe Blvd, Unit 16
Houston, Texas 77030
United States

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  • MD Anderson is a global leader in cancer care, cancer research and the fight to #endcancer. Appointments available: 1-877-632-6789. www.mdanderson.org

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