CAM is not the name of a new photo edit app on playstore. No, it’s not for your Instagram either.
CAM actually is short for Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is the term for medical products and practices that are not part of standard medical care.
Some of us feel that the standard of medical care is less able to accommodate an illness that we suffer from, especially if it is a terminal illness. In this case, some of these people are looking for remedies from other health practices, an alternative treatment that is considered capable of treating the terminal illness. They looking for CAM. starting from this CAM began to be interested and even sought after by patients.
In our own country Indonesia, CAM is in demand by most people. CAM itself is already part of traditional Indonesian medicine. In the U.S., CAM is used by about 38% of adults and 12% of children.
Cancer patients who want to use CAM should talk with their doctor or nurse. This is an important step because things that seem safe could be harmful or even interfere with your terminal illness treatment. Many CAM is unlikely to cause harm and won’t interfere with your terminal illness treatment. Here are some examples:
In some cases, CAM methods can help patients feel better when used alongside standard treatment and with the advice of a health care provider