Complementary Cancer Therapies; Your Authoritative Guide to Combining Traditional and Alternative Therapies to Win the Battle for Your Life

Complementary Cancer Therapies; Your Authoritative Guide to Combining Traditional and Alternative Therapies to Win the Battle for Your Life

by Dan Labriola

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761519225
Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
Publication date: 02/05/2000
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 8.91(w) x 6.07(h) x 0.86(d)

About the Author

Dan Labriola, N.D., a consultant to hospitals, bone marrow transplantation centers, and cancer treatment facilities worldwide, provides complementary and alternative care for patients receiving conventional treatments for cancer. He also conducts clinical seminars and training for organizations, including the University of Washington Medical Center and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. He lives and practices in Seattle.

Table of Contents

Contents
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Foreword by Robert B. Livingston, M.D.

The Best of Both Worlds
A Basic Tool Kit
A Guide to Choosing Your Health Care Providers
A Primer on Choosing Treatments
Understanding Your Conventional Therapy
The Side Effects of Conventional Treatments: How Alternative Medicines Can Help
Your Personal Plan for Combining Conventional and Nonconventional Care
The ABCs of Alternative Therapies
Special Cases: When "Average Person" Doesn't Apply
Prevention Strategies
Quality of Life: Making Every Day As Good As It Can Be
The Mind-Body Connection: Relieving Stress, Getting Support
Appendix 1: Caffeine-Containing Foods and Medications
Appendix 2: Diuretics
Appendix 3: Common Antioxidants
Appendix 4: Pressors
Appendix 5: Common Liver Stressors
Glossary
Index
About the Author

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