The National Cancer Institute (NCI) Office of Cancer Complementary and Alternative Medicine (OCCAM) is pleased to announce the release of the 5th NCI CAM Annual Report. NCI’s Annual Report on Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Fiscal Year 2009 provides an overview of NCI-supported CAM research and highlights research studies, projects, and grants that are supported by NCI’s extramural and intramural grant funding divisions. The report includes an in-depth analysis of NCI’s CAM research portfolio, summaries of certain CAM research projects, a list of NCI funded peer-reviewed scientific publications, and details on NCI’s CAM training, conferences, and communications activities.
Highlights of articles in the report include:
- Large Populations and Rigorous Methods Needed for Vitamin D Research
- Pomegranate Studied as Preventative Agent against Prostate Cancer
- Exercise and Antidepressants May Counteract Stress-induced Tumor Growth
- Cranial Stimulation Tried for Managing Side Effects of Chemotherapy in Breast Cancer
NCI’s Annual Report on Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Fiscal Year 2009 is available for download on the OCCAM Website at http://www.cancer.gov/cam/attachments/nci_cam_annual_report_fy09.pdf