This is the 11th official document of the SIOP Working Committee on Psychosocial Issues in Pediatric Oncology, instituted in 1991. There is a tendency for some physicians to make blanket statements against the use of non-proven, nonconventional therapies, even when these therapies are not harmful. There is an equal and opposite tendency on the part of many parents to do all that they possibly can for their children, including using any non-conventional therapy they feel might do some good. The health care team must open a healthy dialogue with parents that will lead to a clear distinction between those complementary therapies that are harmful and those that are not, indeed, might even be helpful psychologically if not therapeutically.

Jankovic, M., Spinetta, J., Martins, A., Pession, A., Sullivan, M., D'Angio, G., et al. (2004). Non-conventional therapies in childhood cancer: guidelines for distinguishing non-harmful from harmful therapies: a report of the SIOP Working Committee on Psychosocial Issues in Pediatric Oncology. KLINISCHE PADIATRIE, 216(3), 194-197 [10.1055/s-2004-822754].

Non-conventional therapies in childhood cancer: guidelines for distinguishing non-harmful from harmful therapies: a report of the SIOP Working Committee on Psychosocial Issues in Pediatric Oncology

MASERA, GIUSEPPE
2004

Abstract

This is the 11th official document of the SIOP Working Committee on Psychosocial Issues in Pediatric Oncology, instituted in 1991. There is a tendency for some physicians to make blanket statements against the use of non-proven, nonconventional therapies, even when these therapies are not harmful. There is an equal and opposite tendency on the part of many parents to do all that they possibly can for their children, including using any non-conventional therapy they feel might do some good. The health care team must open a healthy dialogue with parents that will lead to a clear distinction between those complementary therapies that are harmful and those that are not, indeed, might even be helpful psychologically if not therapeutically.
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Patient Care Team; Adolescent; Interprofessional Relations; Infant; Child, Preschool; Neoplasms; Professional-Family Relations; Complementary Therapies; Humans; Parents; Interdisciplinary Communication; Child; Terminal Care; Combined Modality Therapy
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Jankovic, M., Spinetta, J., Martins, A., Pession, A., Sullivan, M., D'Angio, G., et al. (2004). Non-conventional therapies in childhood cancer: guidelines for distinguishing non-harmful from harmful therapies: a report of the SIOP Working Committee on Psychosocial Issues in Pediatric Oncology. KLINISCHE PADIATRIE, 216(3), 194-197 [10.1055/s-2004-822754].
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