Integrative Oncology

Paperback | August 13, 2014

EditorDonald I. Abrams, Andrew Weil

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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 andExpressive 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 relationshipand makes use of appropriate therapies, both conventional and alternative. This series grows out of a need to organize and make accessible to clinicians the basic principles of integrative medicine in practical application to common health conditions. Each volume focuses on a particular specialty and features well-recognized and authoritative editors and chapter authors.The text is presented in an easy-to-read format featuring case histories, clinical pearls, and useful tables, with all key information highlighted. Series editor Andrew Weil, MD, is Professor and Director of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona. Dr. Weil's programwas the first such academic program in the U.S., and its stated goal is "to combine the best ideas and practices of conventional and alternative medicine into cost effective treatments without embracing alternative practices uncritically."

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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 andExpressive Arts Therapies, Naturopathic Oncology,...

Donald I. Abrams is Professor of Clinical Medicine and Director of Clinical Programs at the UCSF Osher Center for Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco. Andrew Weil is Lovell-Jones Professor of Integrative Rheumatology, Clinical Professor of Medicine, Professor of Public Health, and Director of the Arizona Center ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:784 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 0.68 inPublished:August 13, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. Why Integrative Oncology?2. An Integrative Approach to Cancer Prevention3. Molecular Targets of Botanicals Used for Chemoprevention4. Research Methodology Challenges in Integrative Oncology5. Diet and Cancer: Epidemiology and Prevention6. Nutritional Interventions in Cancer7. Botanical Medicine in Integrative Oncology: What is Known?8. Cannabinoids and Cancer9. Botanical-Drug Interactions in Oncology - What Is Known?10. The Antioxidant Debate11. Physical Activity and Cancer12. Massage Therapy13. Mind-Body Medicine in Integrative Cancer Care14. Music and Expressive Arts Therapies15. Energy Medicine and Cancer16. The Role of Spirituality17. Naturopathic Oncology18. Traditional and Modern Chinese Medicine19. Ayurveda and Yoga for Cancer Supportive Care20. Anthroposophic Medicine, Integrative Oncology, and Mistletoe Therapy of Cancer21. Integrative Medicine and Breast Cancer22. Prostate Cancer: An Integrative Approach23. Integrative Medicine in Colorectal Cancer: Role of Energy Balance as Treatment24. Lung Cancer: An Integrative Approach25. Integrative Therapies in Cancer Symptom Management26. Alternative Therapies as Primary Treatments for Cancer27. Communication Issues in Integrative Oncology28. Tending the Spirit in Cancer29. A Patient's Perspective