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Cancer & natural medicine : a textbook of basic science and clinical research

Author: John Boik
Publisher: Princeton, MN : Oregon Medical Press, ©1995.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Boik
ISBN: 0964828006 9780964828001
OCLC Number: 33937256
Description: xiv, 315 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Introduction. --
Initiation, proliferation, and cell death. --
Angiogenesis. --
Invasion. --
Metastasis. --
Humoral factors that affect neoplasia. --
Effects of pH on neoplasia. --
The immune system. --
Treatment of cancer by conventional medicine. --
The theory of traditional Chinese medicine. --
Antitumor and anticancer effects of botanical agents. --
Dietary macronutrients and their effects on cancer. --
Dietary micronutrients and their effects on cancer. --
Dietary non-nutrient factors and their effects on cancer. --
Other natural agents. --
Physical and psychological therapies. --
Conducting research on natural agents. (cont.) Appendix A: List of Chinese herbs. --
Appendix B: Herbal formulas mentioned in text. --
Appendix C: Cancer incidence and survival data. --
Appendix D: Studies on platelet aggregation and fibrinolysis. --
Appendix E: Natural agents that affect cAMP levels. --
Appendix F: Compounds showing cytotoxic or antitumor activity in Chinese studies. --
Appendix G: Herbal products with reported antitumor or anticancer effects. --
Appendix H: Overview of selected cancers. --
Appendix I: Overview of common research designs. --
Appendix J: Less promising natural agents. --
Appendix K: Derivation of concentration-time curves for rhein and emodin. --
Appendix L: Radiotherapy and the use of antioxidants. --
References. --
About the author. --
Index.
Other Titles: Cancer and natural medicine
Responsibility: John Boik.

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