This includes a lounge that is set up specifically for the age group that includes: The goal is to make younger patients feel more comfortable, and help address the social isolation from their peers that all too often can arise at that age.
This is not to say that either MSK or Roswell Park are perfect when it comes to the World of Pseudo-medicine.
Though most people are aware that cancer can strike at any age, older patients and children are often the first thought of.
Concerning the treatments used in dedicated integrative settings, they vary by center but none are unique to these programs and they have all been thoroughly analyzed on SBM and elsewhere.
The treatments are either nonsense or a legitimate part of medicine that proponents try to pass off as integrative with the marketing term “holistic”.
Roswell Park announced a trial acupuncture program in June of this year, starting in pediatrics.
MSK has an integrative medicine program that includes reiki and acupuncture along with rather nebulous advice on herbalism all over their website, and they even have an app.