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It’s reported more and more: Western medicine acknowledges the value of alternative therapies.

“Iris Otts is battling breast cancer with two weapons. Her doctor has prescribed chemotherapy, which makes her feel sick, and Reiki, which makes her feel better.”

Most often, western doctors are cautious with their acceptance. They think at best Reiki might offer a placebo effect and as long as it doesn’t interfere with clinical treatments, it will do no harm.

But little by little, we also see an honest humility in recognizing that traditional western treatments may not offer all the solutions. That alternative and holistic therapies have real value.

“I’m very excited about Reiki and acupuncture in terms of how they can be integrated into our treatment of patients with cancer,” Dr. Scalzo said.

READ THE ARTICLE: Reiki, other integrative treatments helping cancer patients heal

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More and more we hear about Western science recognizing the value of Eastern medicine and disciplines. Now a hospital in New Jersey has added the option of Reiki healing for its cancer patients. Here’s an excerpt from the article at

A patient undergoing chemotherapy receives a free Reiki session during treatment at Englewood Hospital’s Infusion Center courtesy of Reiki Master Practitioner Karen Lazarovic.

Not only does Reiki bring harmony to mind, body, and spirit, but the practice helps ease pain and inflammation, said Karen Lazarovic, Reiki Master Practitioner at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center.

“It’s very calming and restorative,” said Lazarovic. “It’s non-intrusive, which is why it’s a wonderful treatment. Nothing is entering the body except energy.”

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