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Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode

HONcode status The health Website
M D Anderson Cancer Center's Complementary/Integrative Medicine Education Resources
is in compliance with the HONcode

Title of the site:M D Anderson Cancer Center's Complementary/Integrative Medicine Education Resources
Web address:http://www.mdanderson.org/cimer/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct728912
Date of initial review: 10 Jun 2002
Validity of certificate14 Mar 2012 - Mar 2014
Date of last visit25 Feb 2014

This certificate confirms the revision of the site by the HONcode Team at the above date.
It respects and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct (HONcode).

* 1. Authoritative   2. Complementarity   3. Privacy   4. Attribution   5. Justifiability   6. Transparency
    7. Financial disclosure   8. Advertising policy

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You will find below the elements identified by the HONcode team at a precise date to justify the respect of the 8 ethical principles.

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1. Information must be authoritative
The CIMER Web site is a cooperative effort of the Integrative Medicine Program and the Office of Academic Affairs at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. The CIMER staff create, develop and maintain the information contained on the site. Additional expertise is provided by an Operational Committee, an Internal Advisory Committee and an External Advisory Committee of nationally recognized experts.
External Advisory Committee Members
Operational Committee Members
Internal Advisory Committee Members
Support Staff
  (26 Jan 2012) - Link

2. Presentation of the site
The MD Anderson Cancer Center Complementary/Integrative Medicine Education Resources (CIMER) Web site is dedicated to providing educational resources to health care professionals and patients regarding the current understanding of complementary medicine and, where appropriate, to assist in the integration of these medicines and therapies with conventional treatments. Our intention is to provide evidence-based information to improve the lives of patients who choose to use these therapies under the direction of informed physicians.
  (26 Jan 2012) - Link

MD Anderson Cancer Centerís Complementary/Integrative Medicine Education Resources (CIMER) Web site is offered to help patients and physicians decide how best to integrate such therapies into their care.
  (26 Jan 2012) - Link

Purpose of the website
The information provided on this webpage is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/ site visitor and his/her physician.
  (14 Mar 2012) - Link

3. Confidentiality
Privacy Policy
  (24 Mar 2010) - Link

4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Medical Professionals
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
Authors and Editors

Published and peer-reviewed article:
Stefania Milazzoa, Nancy Russellb, Edzard Ernsta. Efficacy of homeopathic therapy in cancer treatment. European Journal of Cancer, 42 (2006) 282-289:
aDepartment of Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, United Kingdom
bIntegrative Medicine Program, MD Anderson Cancer Center

Web site review:
Nancy C. Russell, Dr.P.H., senior health education specialist, Integrative Medicine Program, Education Resources, MD Anderson Cancer Center

  (26 Jan 2012) - Link

This review is based upon articles identified on five databases during June of 2005
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5. Justification of claims
Side effects
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6. User support and adequation
If you have questions about how to locate information on the CIMER web site, please call the askMDAnderson at 1-877-MDA-6789, or to submit a secure e-mail question, visit askMDAnderson.
  (26 Jan 2012) - Link

7. Disclosure of funding sources
The CIMER web pages are part of The University of Texas MD Anderson institutional website and receives no additional outside funding.
  (14 Mar 2012) - Link

8. Advertising policy
The CIMER web pages are part of The University of Texas MD Anderson institutional website and (...) do not host any form of advertisement.
  (14 Mar 2012) - Link

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