According to a 2005 survey. 75 percent of cancer patients who used complementary and alternative medicine didn’t tell their physicians.
This article explains the importance of discussing all medications and supplements with your practitioner, especially if you are going through cancer treatments. Even though supplements are considered “natural” and beneficial for health, they may prevent proper treatment (radiation or chemo) for cancer.
Think that vitamins can only help–but never hurt–a condition? Although that’s true in many cases, some vitamins can be harmful to certain people or under special circumstances.