Patients Talk About... Complementary Therapies and Cancer: Introduction Video Transcript

Patients talk about... Complementary Therapies and Cancer
Introduction
Time: 1:11

Jan:
I think in some ways it helps you to feel good about your treatment, and that you are in there fighting the good fight and doing all that you can.

Roy:
I want to stay in touch with my self, as I know myself to be, a complete person, and not find myself just thinking in terms of myself as a carrier of cancer.

Gitka:
You have to check, you have to try, slowly doing all kind of different things and have doctor help you.

Phillip:
Sometimes they make us draw like flowers, and it makes me feel better.

Donna:
[Phillip's mom] We've had art, music, exercise... all these in combination have become what has been his family and truly has helped him become a healthy child again.

Roxanna:
I just think they all work together, because to me a positive attitude is half the battle of fighting cancer.

Narrator:
Many cancer patients try various complementary therapies to enhance their health and well-being during treatment ... Here are some of their stories...