I'd just like to second the idea of using Chinese herbs (and acupuncture)
along with radiation. I did that and suffered almost no fatigue, worked full
time with no problem and actually felt better than usual. People told me I
looked so good!! And they didn't know what I was going through. I really
believe that the herbs, plus the high doses of vitamins, including C gave me
this benefit. I stopped the high doses of C midway through when I read
about the controversy surrounding antioxidants and radiation. I got scared.
Anyway, my traditional Chinese doctor was soothing and encouraging and I'd
recommend TCM completely.
1/04 Ann's NOTE:
Many people have been using Chinese herbs along with conventional therapy.
I heard a talk by a woman who fought pancreatic cancer with chemo (on a clinical trial) AND Chinese herbs. She spoke at a meeting of the American Association for Cancer Researchers (AACR.org).
She credits her excellent success to the combination of therapies. She is a member of pancan.org
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