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American Cancer Society complete guide to complementary & alternative cancer therapies

Author: American Cancer Society.
Publisher: Atlanta, Ga. : American Cancer Society, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
Summary:
A comprehensive guide to more than two hundred alternative cancer treatments, including diet, vitamin, and touch therapies, that discusses how each is used, its history, medical evidence for its efficacy, and any possible problems associated with the treatment.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: American Cancer Society.
ISBN: 9780944235713 0944235719
OCLC Number: 150366165
Notes: Revised edition of: American Cancer Society's complementary and alternative cancer methods handbook. c2002.
Description: xxiii, 890 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: How to use this book --
Defining and evaluating complementary and alternative therapies --
Regulation of drugs and dietary supplements --
Guidelines for using complementary and alternative therapies --
Mind, body, and spirit therapies --
Manual healing and physical touch therapies --
Herb, vitamin, and mineral therapies --
Diet and nutrition therapies --
Pharmacological and biologic therapies --
Resource guide.
Other Titles: Complete guide to complementary and alternative cancer therapies
Complementary & alternative cancer therapies
Complementary and alternative cancer therapies
American Cancer Society's complementary and alternative cancer methods handbook.
Responsibility: senior contributing editors, Terri Ades [and others] ; editors, Jill Russell, Amy Rovere ; foreword, David Rosenthal.
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A comprehensive guide to more than two hundred alternative cancer treatments, including diet, vitamin, and touch therapies, that discusses how each is used, its history, medical evidence for its efficacy, and any possible problems associated with the treatment.

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