Charlotte Maxwell Complementary Clinic


Mon October 15, 2012
Health, Science, Environment

Oakland clinic offers free, alternative medicine to women with cancer

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Cancer treatments can leave a patient in intense pain, or cause nausea, fatigue, and loss of appetite. For people with low incomes or without health insurance, treatment to alleviate these side effects is often unaffordable. In Oakland, low-income women with cancer can turn to free, traditional medicine as an alternative.

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