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Complementary, Chinese and Integrative Medicine, Chemotherapy, Cognitive Issues and Drug Assistance Programs
Alexandra Andrews

RC271A - Complementary and Integrative Medicine includes Integrating Traditional Chinese Medicine



Complementary and Integrative Medicine
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RC271.A62.B137.1 - Complementary Medications and Chemotherapy
Sharya Vaughn Bourdet, PharmD, Robert Ignoffo, PharmD, Clinical Professor UCSF
The use of complementary and alternative medicine for the prevention and treatment of various diseases has become more popular in recent years than ever before.Several types of alternative therapies exist, including herbals, vitamins, and dietary products
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/complementary.html First appeared 2002-02-15; updated 2007-07-08
RC271.A62.C46.1 - Tables and Studies - Traditional Chinese Medicine in the Treatment of Breast Cancer
Isaac Cohen, LAc, OMD, Mary Tagliaferri, MD, LAc & Debu Tripathy, MD
Commonly Prescribed Herbs for Prevention of Breast Cancer, and Formulas, with Herbs Commonly Prescribed with Chemotherapy, and Chinese Anticancer Agents
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/chinesedata.html
First appeared 2003-02-12; updated 2007-07-08
RC271.A62.C46.2 - Formularies for Traditional Chinese Medicine in the Treatment of Breast Cancer
Isaac Cohen, LAc, OMD, Mary Tagliaferri, MD, LAc & Debu Tripathy, MD
Formularies for Chemotherapy to be taken throughout the treatment and modified according to symptoms
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/chineseformulary.html
First appeared 2003-02-12; updated 2007-07-08
RC271.A62.C46.3 - Part One Traditional Chinese Medicine in the Treatment of Breast Cancer
Isaac Cohen, LAc, OMD, Mary Tagliaferri, MD, LAc & Debu Tripathy, MD
Chinese medicine is useful in all stages of the disease to augment the benefits of conventional treatments, to prevent recurrence and metastasis in early stages of breast cancer, and to promote health, improve quality of life advanced stages
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/chinesemedicine.html
First appeared 2003-02-12; updated 2007-07-08
RC271.A62.C46.4 - Part Two Traditional Chinese Medicine in the Treatment of Breast Cancer
Isaac Cohen, LAc, OMD, Mary Tagliaferri, MD, LAc & Debu Tripathy, MD
TCM is becoming increasingly prevalent both where few conventional therapeutic or ameliorative options exist and also because standard oncologic therapies have side effects that can significantly affect patients short and long term quality of life.
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/chinesemedicine2.html
First appeared 2003-02-12; updated 2007-07-08
RC271.A62.C46.5 - Part Three Traditional Chinese Medicine in the Treatment of Breast Cancer
Isaac Cohen, LAc, OMD, Mary Tagliaferri, MD, LAc & Debu Tripathy, MD
There has been a trend to integrate TCM treatment with standard western medicine in an attempt to further optimise the treatment outcomes, minimise the side effects of surgery, radiation and chemotherapy, increase immune function and improve survival
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/chinesemedicine3.html
First appeared 2003-02-12; updated 2007-07-08
RC271.A62.C46.6 - References - Traditional Chinese Medicine in the Treatment of Breast Cancer
Isaac Cohen, LAc, OMD, Mary Tagliaferri, MD, LAc & Debu Tripathy, MD
References for Traditional Chinese Medicine in the Treatment of Breast Cancer
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/chinesereference.html
First appeared 2003-02-12; updated 2007-07-08
RC271.A62.F18.1 - Integrative Medicine - Herbal Medicines
Bernadette Festa, MS, RD
Currently not a lot of solid research has been done on herbs. There are some preparations being studied for minimizing side effects of treatment, however the current thinking is to minimize or avoid most herbs during treatment.
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/herbalmedicine.html
First appeared 2003-06-10; updated 2007-07-08
RC271.A62.J20.1 - East Meets West: Integrating Complementary Medicine into Your Care
Bradly Jacobs, MD, MPH
Integrative Medicine is based four primary principles: Emphasizing respect for the human capacity for healing, Placing importance on the relationship between the practitioner and the patient, Creating a collaborative team-based approach.
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/eastwest.html
First appeared 2003-03-18; updated 2011-04-25
RC271.A62.N4.1 - Complementary Medications and Chemotherapy
Zoe-lina Ngo, PharmD
Scientific data on benefits of alternative medicine are few, therefore, the use of alternative medicine is generally not recommended. However, scientific data suggests that the use of complementary medicine may be safe and effective
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/herbal.html
First appeared 2004-05-14; updated 2007-07-08


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