Antioxidants during Chemotherapy: Clinical Perspective


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Examining the Science Behind the Supplements
Office of Dietary Supplements


Consumer Information on Dietary Supplements

Continuing Education and Other Courses of Interest Details on ODS Web site

The ABC Clinical Guide to Herbs
The American Botanical Council

National Center of Complementary and Alternative Medicine
U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH)


United States Pharmacopia (USP) already has standards for vitamins, minerals and botanicals.


ADA Nutrition in Complementary Care NCC Practice Group

American Cancer Society - An extensive discussion of Complementary and Alternative Therapies.

ADA/APhA Special Report. From the Joint Working Group on Dietary Supplements. A Healthcare Professionalís Guide to Evaluation Dietary Supplements.


Cancer Information Service of the National Cancer Institute (NCI)


American Institute of Cancer. Dietary Phytochemicals in Cancer Prevention & Treatment, New York, Plenum Press, l996.

Blumenthal, Mark (ed). The Complete German Commission E monographs: Therapeutic Guide to Herbal Medicines. American Botanical Council. (Government sponsored review of over 300 herbs.)

Blumenthal, Mark (ed). The Expanded German Commission E monographs: Therapeutic Guide to Herbal Medicines. American Botanical Council. (Provides an in-depth review of 100 of the top herbs.)

Blumenthal M, et al. The ABC Clinical Guide to Herbs. American Botanical Council. 2002.To order (512) 926-4900.

Sarubin Fragakis, A. The Health Professionalís Guide to Popular Dietary Supplements, 2002. American Dietetic Association. To order from ADA: 1-800 877-1600 ext 5000.

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