Institute of Complementary and Integrative Medicine, University Hospital Zurich and University Zurich, Switzerland
The University Hospital Zurich is one of the largest and most important teaching hospitals in Europe. With its 43 departments and institutes, the hospital is renowned for its achievements in health care, research and teaching. The Institute for Complementary and Integrative Medicine has an outpatient clinic and offers various types of consultations for patients with cancer with a focus on acupuncture, phytotherapy and mind/body medicine. The Institute for Complementary and Integrative Medicine seeks to closely coordinate and interrelate research, patient care, and teaching. Based on the clinical research expertise, various research methods are used in order to answer the research questions and cooperate closely with research partners both domestically and abroad.