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Integrative oncology

Author: Donald I Abrams; Andrew Weil
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Series: Weil integrative medicine library.
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People facing a new diagnosis of cancer are unsettled by their prognosis and treatment options, and they often seek to integrate complementary modalities into their conventional care plan, hoping to improve their chances of cure and decrease side effects. Many do so without informing their oncologist, for fear of alienating them or not convinced that their physician would be informed about complementary therapies.  Read more...
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Integrative oncology.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009
(DLC) 2008016137
(OCoLC)222135003
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Donald I Abrams; Andrew Weil
ISBN: 9780199718849 0199718849
OCLC Number: 607554775
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 601 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Why integrative oncology? / Andrew Weil --
An integrative approach to cancer prevention / Heather Greenlee --
Molecular targets of botanicals used for chemoprevention / Muriel Cuendet and John M. Pezzuto --
Diet and cancer : epidemiology and prevention / Cynthia A. Thomson --
Nutritional interventions in cancer / Keith I. Block --
Botanical medicine in integrative oncology / Leanna J. Standish [and others] --
Cannabinoids and cancer / Donald I. Abrams and Manuel Guzman --
CAM : Chemo interactions-what is known? / Alex Sparreboom and Sharyn D. Baker --
The antioxidant debate / Elena Ladas and Kara M. Kelly --
Physical activity and cancer / Clare Stevinson and Kerry S. Courneya --
Massage therapy / Lisa W. Corbin --
Mind-body medicine in integrative cancer care / Martin L. Rossman and Dean Shrock --
Traditional and modern Chinese medicine / Qing Cai Zhang --
Cancer: An Ayurvedic perspective / Anand Dhruva, Ramesh Nanal, and Vilas Nanal --
Homeopathy for primary and adjunctive cancer therapy / Dana Ullman [and others] --
Anthroposophic medicine, integrative oncology, and Mistletoe therapy of cancer / Peter Heusser and Gunver Sophia Kienle --
Energy medicine and cancer / Susan K. Lutgendorf and Elizabeth Mullen --
Tending the spirit in cancer / Rachel Naomi Remen --
The role of spirituality / Mary Jo Kreitzer and Ann Marie Dose --
Integrative medicine and breast cancer / Debu Tripathy --
Prostate cancer : an integrative approach / Mark A. Moyad --
Integrative medicine in colorectal cancer / Judith S. Jacobson and Alfred I. Neugut --
Radiation therapy and integrative oncology / Matthew P. Mumber --
Integrative medicine in symptom management and palliative care / Aditya Bardia [and others] --
CAM therapies to mitigate the toxicities of cancer therapy / Brian D. Lawenda and Peter A.S. Johnstone --
Alternative therapies as primary treatments for cancer / Stephen M. Sagar --
CAM and cancer research methodology / Vinjar Fønnebø --
Truth and truth telling in integrative oncology / Antonella Surbone --
A patient's perspective / Manuchehr Shirmohamadi --
Integrative oncology : the future / David S. Rosenthal.
Series Title: Weil integrative medicine library.
Responsibility: edited by Donald I. Abrams, Andrew T. Weil.

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People facing a new diagnosis of cancer are unsettled by their prognosis and treatment options, and they often seek to integrate complementary modalities into their conventional care plan, hoping to improve their chances of cure and decrease side effects. Many do so without informing their oncologist, for fear of alienating them or not convinced that their physician would be informed about complementary therapies. Integrative Oncology, the first volume in the Weil Integrative Medicine Library, provides a wealth of information for both practitioners and consumers on the emerging field of integr.

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