Brian D. Lawenda, MD | Authors

Quackery, Placebos, and Other Thoughts: An Integrative Oncologist’s Perspective

August 20, 2012

As they say, “absence of evidence is not evidence of absence.” Many alternative therapies, once believed by conventional medical practitioners to be merely placebos, have now been shown to have proven therapeutic value (eg, acupuncture, numerous botanical extracts, meditation).