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Supportive Cancer Care with Chinese Medicine / Edition 1

Supportive Cancer Care with Chinese Medicine / Edition 1

by William C.S. Cho


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ISBN-13: 9789048135547
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 01/20/2010
Edition description: 2010
Pages: 389
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

1 Supportive Cancer Care Using Chinese Medicine Raimond Wong Stephen M. Sagar 1

2 Supportive Cancer Care with Acupuncture Jaung-Geng Lin Yi-Hung Chen 39

3 Chinese Medicinal Herbs Use in Managing Cancer Peter Dorsher Zengfu Peng 55

4 Supportive Cancer Care with Qigong Myeong Soo Lee Kevin W. Chen Edzard Ernst 77

5 Traditional Chinese Medicine in the Reduction of Discomfort and Side-Effects of Surgery Kok-Yang Tan Xiaoxiu Wu Francis Seow-Choen 95

6 Increasing Therapeutic Gain and Controlling Radiation-Induced Injuries with Asian Botanicals and Acupuncture Stephen M. Sagar Raimond K. Wong 109

7 Controlling Chemotherapy-Related Side Effects with Chinese Medicine Shwu-Huey Liu Yung-Chi Cheng Muhammad W. Saif 141

8 Cancer Pain Control with Traditional Chinese Medicine Ting Bao Lixing Lao Aditya Bardia 169

9 Novel Developments on Artemisinin and Its Derivatives for Cancer Therapy Serkan Sertel Peter K. Plinkert Thomas Efferth 227

10 Modern Cancer Research on Chinese Medicine: Acupuncture Ruixin Zhang Lixing Lao 253

11 Clinical Trials of Chinese Medicine for the Treatment of Cancer Henry L. M. Liang Dennis H. T. Chang 271

12 Toxicology, Safety and Herb–drug Interactions in Cancer Therapy Shu-Feng Zhou 293

13 Integrating Chinese and Western Medicine in Cancer Treatment Delia Chiaramonte Lixing Lao 341

14 Traditional Chinese Medicine in the Prevention and Treatment of Cancer Disease: A Review of the Evidence Jianping Liu Xun Li Huijuan Cao Torkel Snellingen 363

Index 381

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The book provides a valuable contribution in relation to alternative Chinese medicine in preventing and treating cancer. It also covers the combining of Western medicine with Chinese medicine to obtain more effective results. A wide variety of topics including acupuncture, herbs and meditation are presented in the text. It also provides the current status of research dealing with the efficacy of Chinese medicine in treating cancer. Data are provided from a wide variety of researchers. This is a valuable book for health professionals interested in widening and complementing conventional Western practices.