Key Features

  • Formulas are presented within the context of conventional treatment, intended to enhance the effectiveness of treatment and/or treat side effects without undermining the treatment's function.
  • Each formula is followed by a discussion of how and why the herbs are used, including classical Chinese theory and relevant pharmaceutical studies.
  • Staging and the age and performance status of various patients is used as a means by which to explain how formulas are changed.
  • Case studies explore issues related to the integration of treatment for each type of cancer.

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
Disclaimer
1.General pathophysiology and treatment: conventional and Chinese medicine
2. Lung cancer
3. Colorectal cancer
4. Breast cancer
5. Prostate cancer
6. Cervical and uterine cancers
7. Ovarian cancer
8. Bladder and renal cancer
9. Pancreatic and hepatic cancers
10. Lymphomas
11. Leukemia
12. Concurrent issues
13. Death and dying
14. Prevention

Details

No. of pages:
376
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2007
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Print ISBN:
9780443100635
Electronic ISBN:
9780702063534