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

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Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
Springer Series on Medical Education
Edition description:
New Edition
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.43(d)

Meet the Author

Marc S. Micozzi, MD, PhD, was the founding editor-in-chief of the Journal of Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Research on Paradigm, Practice, and Policy and the review journal Seminars in Integrative Medicine. He was a Senior Investigator for the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda, MD, and Director of the Center for Integrative Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia. He is currently the Founding Director of the Policy Institute for Integrative Medicine in Washington, DC, and a Senior Fellow of the Health Studies Collegium, and he maintains a part-time counseling practice in forensic medicine.

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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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