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Integrative Oncology [electronic resource].

Abrams, Donald I. (Author). Weil, Andrew. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780199329731
  • ISBN: 0199329737
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (849 pages).
  • Edition: 2nd ed.
  • Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014.

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General Note:
Available through EBSCO
Formatted Contents Note:
Cover; Series; Integrative Oncology; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; 1 Why Integrative Oncology?; 2 An Integrative Approach to Reducing the Risk of Cancer; 3 Molecular Targets of Botanicals Used for Chemoprevention; 4 Research Methodology Challenges in Integrative Oncology; 5 Diet and Cancer: Epidemiology and Risk Reduction; 6 Nutritional Interventions in Cancer; 7 Botanical and Mycological Medicine in Integrative Oncology; 8 Cannabinoids and Cancer; 9 Botanical-Drug Interactions in Oncology-What Is Known?; 10 The Antioxidant Debate; 11 Physical Activity and Cancer; 12 Massage Therapy.
13 Mind-Body Medicine in Integrative Cancer Care14 Music and Expressive Arts Therapies; 15 Energy Medicine and Cancer; 16 The Role of Spirituality; 17 Naturopathic Oncology; 18 Traditional and Modern Chinese Medicine; 19 Ayurveda and Yoga for Cancer Supportive Care; 20 Anthroposophic Medicine, Integrative Oncology, and Mistletoe Therapy of Cancer; 21 Integrative Medicine and Breast Cancer; 22 Prostate Cancer: An Integrative Approach; 23 Integrative Medicine in Colorectal Cancer: Role of Energy Balance as Treatment; 24 Integrative Medicine and Lung Cancer.
25 Integrative Therapies in Cancer-Symptom Management26 Alternative Therapies as Primary Treatments for Cancer; 27 Communication Issues in Integrative Oncology; 28 Tending the Spirit in Cancer; 29 A Patient's Perspective; Index.
Summary, etc.:
More and more people living with and beyond cancer seek integrative interventions to complement their conventional cancer care. This second edition of the highly successful Integrative Oncology provides the reader with the most updated information available with new chapters on Music and Expressive Arts Therapies, Naturopathic Oncology, and an integrative approach to Lung Cancer. Integrative medicine is defined as healing-oriented medicine that takes account of the whole person (body, mind, and spirit) as well as all aspects of lifestyle; it emphasizes the therapeutic relationship and makes us.
Source of Description Note:
Print version record.
Subject: Cancer > Adjuvant treatment.
Cancer > Alternative treatment.
Integrative medicine.
Cancer > Adjuvant treatment.
Cancer > Alternative treatment.
Integrative medicine.
HEALTH & FITNESS > Diseases > General.
MEDICAL > Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL > Diseases.
MEDICAL > Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL > Internal Medicine.
Cancer > Adjuvant treatment.
Cancer > Alternative treatment.
Integrative medicine.
Genre: Electronic books.

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