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Alternative Therapies as Primary Treatments for Cancer

Stephen M. Sagar and Christina M. Garchinski.

in Integrative Oncology

August 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Primary Care. 19322 words.

Chapter 26 discusses alternative therapies as primary treatments for cancer, and covers how alternative therapies are typically promoted as viable treatment options, that is, alternatives...

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Anthroposophic Medicine, Integrative Oncology, and Mistletoe Therapy of Cancer

Peter Heusser and Gunver Sophia Kienle.

in Integrative Oncology

August 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Primary Care. 9185 words.

Chapter 20 covers anthroposophic medicine (AM), integrative oncology, and mistletoe therapy of cancer, including definitions of AM, how AM integrates conventional tumor therapy, mistletoe...

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The Antioxidant Debate

Elena J. Ladas and Kara M. Kelly.

in Integrative Oncology

August 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Primary Care. 10557 words.

Chapter 10 cover the antioxidant debate, including the use of antioxidant supplements in combination with conventional chemotherapy and radiotherapy to enhance the anticancer activity and...

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Ayurveda and Yoga for Cancer Supportive Care

Anand Dhruva.

in Integrative Oncology

August 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Primary Care. 2484 words.

Chapter 19 covers Ayurveda and yoga for cancer supportive care, and discusses the meaning, definition, and origins of Ayurveda, the common origins of Ayurveda and yoga, how an...

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Botanical and Mycological Medicine in Integrative Oncology

Leanna J. Standish, Lise N. Alschuler, Morgan Weaver and M. Nezami.

in Integrative Oncology

August 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Primary Care. 31876 words.

Chapter 7 discusses botanical and mycological medicine in integrative oncology, including how many of the best chemotherapy drugs originally came from plants (paclitaxel, vincristine,...

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Botanical-Drug Interactions in Oncology—What Is Known?

Alex Sparreboom and Sharyn D. Baker.

in Integrative Oncology

August 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Primary Care. 10070 words.

Chapter 9 discusses botanical-drug interactions in oncology, including the popularity of CAM use in cancer patients, how many types of CAM, in particular herbs, have the potential to...

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Cannabinoids and Cancer

Manuel Guzman.

Edited by Donald I. Abrams.

in Integrative Oncology

August 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Primary Care. 14320 words.

Chapter 8 discusses cannabinoids and cancer, including the use of cannabis in medicine for thousands of years prior to its current status as an illicit substance, that cannabinoids, the...

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Communication Issues in Integrative Oncology

Donald I. Abrams.

in Integrative Oncology

August 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Primary Care. 5405 words.

Chapter 27 discusses communication issues in integrative cancer treatment, including the partnership between the patient and the practitioner, the importance of combining the best of...

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Diet and Cancer

Cynthia A. Thomson.

in Integrative Oncology

August 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Primary Care. 8018 words.

Chapter 5 discusses epidemiology and risk reduction in cancer via diet, including how repeated exposures to sufficient, but not excess, amounts of cancer-preventive nutrients and bioactive...

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Energy Medicine and Cancer

Susan K. Lutgendorf, Elizabeth Mullen-Houser and Emira Deumic.

in Integrative Oncology

August 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Primary Care. 17854 words.

Chapter 15 covers energy medicine and cancer, and discusses how it purports to restore the flow of energy fields associated with the human body for symptom relief, disease prevention, and...

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