"31 Days of Breast Cancer Discovery" is a series of daily videos in honor of October beingBreast Cancer Awareness month presented in association with Beth Israel Medical Center. Dr. Susan K. Boolbol, the Chief of Breast Surgery, discusses a various topics about how you can reduce your risk of cancer and how to get the best medical treatment if you are diagnosed with the disease.
On Day 12, Dr. Boolbol discusses the alternative medicine to assist with your treatment. Although western medicines may seem like the ideal, doing acupuncture and meditation can be beneficial and cause you have to take less medicine for side effects. However, it is important to note that there are no studies that support that these alternative medicines can completely replace other treatment.
For information, contact the Beth Israel Medical Center at 212-884-6231 or visit them online at http://www.wehealny.org.