In this video, Dr. Andrew Rubman, naturopathic physician and author of Bottom Line’s “Nature Doc’s Patient Diary” blog, discusses some specific natural treatments that help patients already undergoing cancer treatment. Salts from the metal strontium help with bone pain associated with bone cancer. Vitamin A increases the survival rate in people with leukemia and other cancers. Celandine, or chelidonium, increases overall cancer survival rates. In addition to making the treatment more effective, B vitamins and fiber supplements help alleviate the side effects. Finally, all cancer patients should have a naturopath on their team to ensure that they are getting the most comprehensive treatment possible. To find a naturopath near you, go to

Andrew Rubman, ND, is a teacher as well as a physician, helping his patients make better-informed choices about their healthcare and become better consumers of both traditional and conventional medical options.  He is also a member of the Bottom Line Personal Panel of Experts. For more great tips from Dr. Rubman, check out his other videos and Bottom Line blog “Nature Doc’s Patient Diary” or visit his website,

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