Complementary and Integrative Medicine in Cancer Care and Prevention: Foundations and Evidence-Based Interventions

Complementary and Integrative Medicine in Cancer Care and Prevention: Foundations and Evidence-Based Interventions

by Marc S. Micozzi
     
 

ISBN-10: 0826103057

ISBN-13: 9780826103055

Pub. Date: 10/25/2006

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

According to the US National Center for Health Statistics and the Us Centers for Disease Control (2004), up to eighty percent of cancer patients undergoing treatment by oncologists and radiation therapists also supplement their treatments with complementary and integrative medicine(CIM). This new book written by physicians and CIM experts from many disciplines

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Overview

According to the US National Center for Health Statistics and the Us Centers for Disease Control (2004), up to eighty percent of cancer patients undergoing treatment by oncologists and radiation therapists also supplement their treatments with complementary and integrative medicine(CIM). This new book written by physicians and CIM experts from many disciplines offers health care professionals the medical guidance needed to effectively learn and apply CIM modalities to cancer prevention, treatment, and control. From a detailed presentation of the underlying science of cancer to a comprehensive review of therapies, history, and legal aspects of CIM, this is a must-have for all involved in the cre of cancer patients. By presenting current evidence that CIM modalities may help improve quality of life and even help prolong survival in cancer patients, Dr. Marc S. Micozzi presents a wide range of solutions for managing the effective use of CIM as an adjunctive and supportive treatment.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826103055
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company
Publication date:
10/25/2006
Series:
Springer Series on Medical Education
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
504
Sales rank:
982,700
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.43(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures and Illustrations

List of Tables

Contributors

Preface

Part 1: Biology and Ecology of Cancer
• Cancer as a Cellular Phenomenon, Marc S. Micozzi
• Cancer as a Biologic Phenomenon, Marc S. Micozzi
• Antiquity and Ecology of Cancer, Marc S. Micozzi

Part 2: Mind-Body Approaches
• Mind-Body Modalities, Carolyn Fang,
• Guided Imagery, Martin L. Rossman
• Expressive Therapies, Ilene Serlin, 
• Religion and Spirituality, Kent C. Shih, and David Larson

Part 3: Diet, Nutrition, and Natural Products
• History of Diet and Cancer in Human Evolution, Marc S. Micozzi
• Diet, Biology, and Breast Cancer, Marc S. Micozzi
• Prevention of Cancer withi Nutrients and Whole Foods, Marc S. Micozzi
• Treatment of Cancer with Nutrients, Marc S. Micozzi
• History of Alternative Cancer Diets, Marc S. Micozzi
• Natural Products in Cancer Care and Treatment, Marc S. Micozzi

Part 4: Alternative Systems of Medicine
• Naturopathy, Marc S. Micozzi
• Chinese Medicine and Cancer Care, Harriet Beinfield, Efrem Korngold, Marc S. Micozzi
• Ayurvedic Medicine, Marc S. Micozzi
• Homeopathy, Joyce Frye

Part 5: Alternative Therapies and Practices
• Controversial Therapies, Marc S. Micozzi
• Legal and Regulatory Acess to Alternative Cancer Treatments Alan Dumoff
• A Patient's Experience and Perspective, Anonymous

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