"Cancer Care, L-Carnitine, and Folate"

"Thorne research found that 80 to 90 percent of cancer patients don’t disclose information to their doctors about supplement usage. Taking supplements empowers the patient, according to Andrew Campbell MD, and allows them to feel they have some control over the treatment process.

“Patients feel a sense of helping [with] their treatment for cancer, and this [targets] two areas: one area is believing this will actually build up the body and help kill cancer cells. The other area is helping with the side effects of cancer treatment,” says Campbell. “These side effects can be quite severe, and some patients choose to not have traditional cancer treatment due to the side effects.”

Traditional medicine is beginning to incorporate alternative treatments into patient care."

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