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Beyond Ambiguity about Physical Activity and Cancer Treatments

Lecture given on the occasion of the 12th Congress of Canceropole Grand Sud Ouest on 24th November 2016, Grande-Motte, France. More and more healthcare professionals and patients are using unconventional practices, also called . TheseNon-Pharmacological Interventions (NPIs) range from traditional biomedical solutions (such as drugs, implantable medical devices, surgery) to everyday consumer products. This scientific, ethical […]

Brief Psychotherapy Reduces Depression Associated with Breast Cancer

A clinical study evaluated the efficacy of the desensitization and reprogramming method by Eye Movement better known by its abbreviation EMDR to reduce the severity of symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder. A German randomized controlled trial of Beutel and colleagues, published in the Annals of Oncology journal in 2014, evaluates the effectiveness of a brief psychodynamic psychotherapy […]

Reduce depression in patients with lung cancer

  A clinical trial comparing the efficacy of an integrated treatment program for depression in patients with lung cancer compared with usual care. A randomized controlled trial of English Walker and colleagues published in The Lancet in 2014 testing the effectiveness of a program combining an antidepressant treatment and psychosocial support on the severity of depression […]

What to do after the Treatment of Breast Cancer?

  A study shows the effectiveness of a therapeutic education program started after treatment of breast cancer to reduce fatigue and improve body image. A randomized controlled trial of Swedish Björneklett and colleagues published in the Journal of Psychosomatics Research in 2013 tested the benefits of a therapeutic education program for nine days with 382 […]

The antioxidants in the prevention of digestive cancers

A meta-analysis shows that antioxidant supplementation does not reduce the risk of digestive cancers. A meta-analysis of Bjelakovic and collaborators published in The Lancet in 2004 testing the efficacy of antioxidant supplementation in the prevention of digestive cancers and mortality from this cancer. No benefit is obtained. Worse, it may increase mortality digestive cancer. The […]

Exercise During Cancer Treatments

A meta-analysis showed that one and a half to two hours of physical exercise per week reduces fatigue associated with breast cancer treatment. A meta-analysis, based on 17 randomized controlled trials and published in the Annals of Oncology journal in 2013 by Carayol and colleagues, assessed the benefits of physical activity during breast cancer treatment (chemotherapy […]

301 revues de littérature sur les INM publiées en 2019

Nous avons recensé toutes les revues narratives, les revues systématiques et les méta-analyses publiées dans une revue scientifique en 2019 sur les interventions non médicamenteuses (INM). 301 articles, ce n’est pas rien… Nous souhaitions connaître le nombre de revues narratives, de revues systématiques et de méta-analyses publiées dans la littérature internationale en 2019 sur les […]

100 manières différentes d’appeler les médecines douces: Qu’est-ce que cela cache?

Les médicaments et les dispositifs médicaux ou DM disposent de cadres scientifique, réglementaire et économique établis. Mais, avant tout, elles n’ont qu’une seule appellation chacune. J’en ai dénombré 100 pour les médecines douces. Voyez plus bas. Quel sens y donner? Subtilité d’approche, mélange des genres, liberté d’expression, opportunisme, corporatisme, particularité culturelle? Qu’est-ce que cela cache? […]

L’écosystème des INM

Le siècle dernier a permis de découvrir les traitements de masse permettant de guérir un certain nombre de maladies organiques. Si cette logique a donné l’espoir de trouver le traitement curatif de chaque maladie, force est de constater que de nombreuses maladies dites chroniques, évolutives et d’origine multifactorielle (épigénétique, comportementale, exposomique) y échappent: diabète de […]

Notre nouveau siècle réinvente la santé et ses écosystèmes

“Alternative Medicine” (Schwartz, 1986), “Complementary and Alternative Medicine or CAM” (Wieland et al., 2011)”, “Complementary Medicine” (Falissard, 2016)”,  “Complementary Therapies” (French Medicine Academy, 2013), “Dietary and Hygiene Solutions”, “Integrative Medicine”, “Lifestyle Medicine”, “Natural Medicine”, “Non-Drug therapeutics” (French Health Authority, 2011), “Paramedical Care”, “Supportive Care”, “Traditional Medicines” (WHO, 2013), “Unconventional Care Practices “(French Ministry of Health, […]