Complementary & Holistic Medicine

Complementary & Holistic Medicine

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Heal better and faster with complementary and holistic medicine at PIH Health. You’ll find a compassionate team that cares about your overall health and well-being during your cancer care and beyond.

Healing Benefits

Complementary and holistic medicine can help you deal with common side effects of cancer treatment, such as:

  • Anxiety
  • Fatigue
  • Nausea
  • Pain
  • Stress

Guided Meditation for Radiation Therapy

Prepare for radiation therapy with guided meditation, a free service that uses a digital recording to help you visualize your experience in a positive way.

Benefits of Guided Meditation

Studies show that how you think about your treatment plays a vital role in its success. Guided meditation:

  • Helps you relax
  • Promotes a sense of well being
  • Reduces stress and anxiety

Guided meditation sessions are available at any time. Talk to your radiation oncology nurse to schedule a session.


Join a Yoga for Healing class designed especially for cancer patients and others with health challenges. This gentle exercise program is affordable and welcomes everyone to participate. You’ll learn easy yoga stretches and meditative breathing techniques. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat. Chairs are available for balance or seated yoga if needed.

Benefits of Yoga

Yoga can help you feel better, physically and emotionally, by:

  • Improving your self-image
  • Increasing energy
  • Increasing flexibility
  • Managing symptoms
  • Reducing stress