For the moment yes, mushroom extracts are only used in traditional Chinese medicine. They can only be prescribed by traditional Chinese medicine practitioners, so the general medicinal doctors won’t do it, because there are still a lot more studies that must be done. However, there are a lot of clinical trials that prove the benefits of using mushroom extract powders in combination with chemotherapy and radiotherapy, so in cancer treatment. They improve the effects of these treatments and also relieve the side effects those treatments have on our bodies.