Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database 
Unbiased, scientific clinical information on complementary, alternative, and integrative therapies. Members have free access via the COSA website, please click here to access.

Guideline for discussing complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) with patients – 10 Steps (pdf, 1MB)

National Center for Complementary & Alternative Medicines

COSA Complementary Medicines Workshop Reports 2007 & 2008

Cancer Forum: Complementary and Alternative Medicine 
Cancer Forum is Australia’s leading journal for multidisciplinary health professionals working in cancer.

Australasian Integrative Medicine Association (AIMA) 
AIMA is an independent not for profit organisation of individual medical practitioners seeking to provide whole person medical care by integrating evidence-based complementary medicine into mainstream practice.

Cancer Council Australia: Position statement on complementary and alternative therapies 
This statement considers the evidence, risks and benefits associated with complementary and alternative therapies, and includes recommendations for cancer patients and health practitioners.

Cancer Council Australia: Understanding Complementary Therapies 
This information resource for patients provides an overview of the role of complementary therapies in cancer care.

Time to talk 
Information and guidance on how to talk with patients about their use of CAM, including downloadable tip sheets and posters

CAM-CANCER 
Information on the safety, efficacy and drug interactions of CAM commonly used by cancer patients

Office of Cancer Complementary and Alternative Medicine 
Evidence-based summaries of common CAM therapies and cancer

About Herbs, Botanicals & Other Products 
Evidence-based information about CAM products from the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

How Safe Is This Product or Practice? 
Safety information, including side effects and cautions for CAM products and practices from the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) in the USA

Natural Standard 
High-quality, evidence-based information about complementary and alternative medicine including dietary supplements and integrative therapies.

Herbs and Natural Supplements – an evidence based guide (3rd edition).
Textbook published by Elsevier Australia. Identified by the National Prescribing Service as a quality complementary medicine information resource.  Independent information aimed at Australian and New Zealand health care providers and focused on the over-the-counter products available in these countries. 

Perspectives on Complementary and Alternative Medicine 
This book collates a range of perspectives on complementary and alternative medicine in the context of cancer care.