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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 integrative oncology. Noted oncologist Donald Abrams and integrative medicine pioneer Andrew Weil and their international panel of experts present up-to-date and extensively referenced chapters on a wide spectrum of issues and challenges, bound in one comprehensive, reader-friendly text in a format featuring key points, sidebars, tables, and a two-color design for ease of use. It is destined to emerge as the definitive resource in this emerging field.

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"Integrative Oncology is a worthy text for inclusion in any clinician's library who cares for patients with cancer, cancer survivors, and/or their caregivers." — Psycho-Oncology

"The authors bring together a wide range of up-to-date information about their topics. Each chapters begins with a list of key concepts followed by detailed information... the contributions are well written and informative. Several tables provide useful summary data. Many of the authors emphasize known phsyiology of their subjects and the evidence-based information available. Safety, efficacy, and possible interference with standard therapy are discussed."—Annals of Internal Medicine

"Readers will be empowered...Integrative Oncology weaves together a patient-centered, holistic approach to cancer care with the scientific rationale behind integrative therapies used in the oncology setting. For the reader who desires a comprehensive, evidence-based review of the evolving interdisciplinary field of integrative oncology, this book is an excellent resource." —Herbacl Gram, The Journal of the American Botanical Council

"As the first book in this series, it merits special scrutiny as it will set the standard by which the future books will be judged. In this regard, I believe Drs. Abrams and Weil were wise choices to serve as editors for this compilation...Integrative Oncology is a worthy text for inclusion in any clinician's library who cares for patients with cancer, cancer survivors, and/or their caregivers." —Psycho-Oncology

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780195309447
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 3/9/2009
  • Series: Weil Integrative Medicine Library Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 624
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Donald I. Abrams, MD, is Professor of Clinical Medicine and Director of Clinical Programs, UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, University of California, San Francisco; and Chief of Hematology-Oncology, San Francisco General Hospital.
Andrew Weil, MD, is Lovell-Jones Professor of Integrative Rheumatology, Clinical Professor of Medicine, Professor of Public Health, and Director of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, University of Arizona. He is the best-selling author of Healthy Aging.

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Table of Contents

Contributors xv

1 Why Integrative Oncology? Andrew T. Weil 3

2 An Integrative Approach to Cancer Prevention Heather Greenlee 15

3 Molecular Targets of Botanicals Used for Chemprevention Muriel Cuendet John M. Pezzuto 41

4 Diet and Cancer: Epidemiology and Prevention Cynthia A. Thomson 57

5 Nutritional Interventions in Cancer Keith I. Block 75

6 Botanical Medicine in Integrative Oncology Leanna J. Standish Lise N. Alschuler Ann B. Ready Carolyn Torkelson Gowsala Sivam Cynthia Wenner 104

7 Cannabinoids and Cancer Donald I. Abrams Manuel Guzman 147

8 CAM: Chemo Interaction-What Is Known? Alex Sparreboom Sharyn D. Baker 171

9 The Antioxidant Debate Elena Ladas Kara M. Kelly 195

10 Physical Activity and Cancer Clare Stevinson Kerry S. Courneya 215

11 Massage Therapy Lisa W. Corbin 232

12 Mind-Body Medicine in Integrative Cancer Care Martin L. Rossman Dean Shrock 244

13 Traditional and Modern Chinese Medicine Qing Cai Zhang 258

14 Cancer: An Ayurvedic Perspective Anand Dhruva Ramesh Nanal Vilas Nanal 289

15 Homeopathy for Primary and Adjunctive Cancer Therapy Dana Ullman Menachem Oberbaum Irish Bell Shepherd Roee Singer 307

16 Anthroposophic Medicine, Integrative Oncology, and Mistletoe Therapy of Cancer Peter Heusser Gunver Sophia Kienle 322

17 Energy Medicine and Cancer Susan K. Lutgendorf Elizabeth Mullen 341

18 Tending the Spirit in Cancer Rachel Naomi Remen 377

19 The Role of Spirituality Mary Jo Kreitzer Ann Marie Dose 385

20 Integrative Medicine and Breast Cancer Debu Tripathy 396

21 Prostate Cancer: An Integrative Approach Mark A. Moyad 413

22 Integrative Medicine in Colorectal Cancer Judith S. Jacobson Alfred I. Neugut441

23 Radiation Therapy and Integrative Oncology Matthew P. Mumber 454

24 Integrative Medicine in Symptom Management and Palliative Care Aditya Bardia Amit Sood Debra L. Barton Charles L. Loprinzi 469

25 CAM Therapies to Mitigate the Toxicities of Cancer Therapy Brian D. Lawenda Peter A.S. Johnstone 492

26 Alternative Therapies as Primary Treatments for Cancer Stephen M. Sagar 502

27 CAM and Cancer Research Methodology Vinjar Fonnebo 530

28 Truth and Truth Telling in Integrative Oncology Antonella Surbone 539

29 A Patient's Perspective Manuchehr Shirmohamadi 558

30 Integrative Oncology: The Future David S. Rosenthal 571

Index 583

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