American Cancer Society

American Cancer Society

Abstract

About the Site:

As part of their alternative and complementary resources, the American Cancer Society has information on approximately 50 herbs in addition to other dietary supplements. Each page describes the plant and its history, as well as its medicinal use and efficacy. Special attention is devoted to herbs and nutrients that are popularly used to prevent and treat cancer. It explains the evidence behind the medicinal uses and also contains safety information.

About the Organization:

The American Cancer Society is an organization that primarily fundraises for cancer research and educates cancer patients and their families. Established over 100 years ago, it is best known for programs and events like Relay for Life, which has raised more than $5 billion to date for cancer research, prevention programs, and patient support.

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