The Resource Alternative treatment for cancer, editors, Ping-Chung Leung, Harry Fong, (electronic resource)

Alternative treatment for cancer, editors, Ping-Chung Leung, Harry Fong, (electronic resource)

Label
Alternative treatment for cancer
Title
Alternative treatment for cancer
Statement of responsibility
editors, Ping-Chung Leung, Harry Fong
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Cancer treatment has enjoyed half a century of healthy development, relying mainly on surgery, cytotoxic therapy and radiation. Achievements and successes are well reflected in the longer survival period and better quality of life. Nonetheless, cancer still spreads locally, recurs, metastasizes and remains one of the top killers. Instead of concentrating on cancer removal, it has become obvious that supportive measures are also important. These include the means to improve quality of life during treatment and to contain tumor growth. To this end, herbal medicine appears to offer holistic sup
Member of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
616.99406
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
RC271.A62
LC item number
A45 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1941-
  • 1935-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Leung, Ping-Chung
  • Fong, Harry Hong Sang
Series statement
  • Annals of traditional Chinese medicine
  • Annals of traditional Chinese medicine
Series volume
  • v. 3
  • v. 3
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cancer
  • Medicine, Chinese
Label
Alternative treatment for cancer, editors, Ping-Chung Leung, Harry Fong, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Contents; Contributors; Preface to Series; Preface to Volume 3; Chapter 1 The Scientific Basis of Chinese Medicine and Cancer Care: A Western Medicine Perspective Stephen M. Sagar & Raimond Wong; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Cancer as a Systemic Disease; 1.3 The Body-Mind Network; 1.4 Pharmacology of Chinese Herbs; 1.5 Physiology of Acupuncture; 1.6 Roles of TCM in Cancer Supportive Care; 1.7 Conclusions; Acknowledgments; References; Chapter 2 Recent Status and Outlook of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Cancer Treatment Dai-Han Zhou; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Methods; 2.3 Results; 2.4 Discussion
  • ReferencesChapter 3 Chinese Medicine and Cancer Treatment in Hong Kong: A General Review Ping-Chung Leung, Vincent Ooi, Eliza L.-Y. Wong, Wai-Chun Au, Chun-Kwok Wong, Wai-Kei Lam, Sing-Fai Leung & Tony S.-K. Mok; 3.1 Introduction - Cancer and Ancient Chinese Medicine; 3.2 Interest Over the Use of Herbs Against Cancer; 3.3 A Practical Approach to the Clinical Use of Chinese Herbs for Cancer Patients; 3.4 A Clinical Trial Using Herbal Preparation as Supplements to Chemotherapy for Cancer; 3.5 A Clinical Trial Using a Herbal Formula as Supplement to Radiotherapy for Cancer Patients
  • 3.6 A Clinical Trial Using Herbal Preparation as a Palliative Agent in the Treatment of Multiple Bone Metastases3.7 A Clinical Trial Using Herbal Preparation as Preventive Agent for Immuno-Support; 3.8 System Review of Effects of Coriolus on the Survival of Cancer patients; 3.9 Conclusion; References; Chapter 4 Advancements of Ayurveda in Cancer Management with Special Focus on Hepatocellular Carcinoma Premalatha Balachandran; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Cancer Definition; 4.2.1 Benign versus malignant tumors; 4.2.2 Classification; 4.2.3 Etiology; 4.3 Ayurveda's Special Focus on Liver Diseases
  • 4.3.1 Description of liver4.4 Neoplasm of the Liver; 4.4.1 Hepatocellular carcinoma; 4.4.1.1 Epidemiology; 4.4.1.2 Pathogenesis and diagnosis; 4.4.1.3 Treatment modalities in modern medicine; 4.4.1.4 Basis for ayurvedic therapy; 4.4.1.5 Ayurvedic treatment modalities; 4.5 Anti-cancer Drugs of Ayurveda Meets Modern Science; 4.5.1 Andrographis paniculata (Kalmegh); 4.5.2 Annona atemoya/ muricata (Sitaphala); 4.5.3 Boerhavia diffusa (Punarnava); 4.5.4 Eclipta alba (Bhringaraj); 4.5.5 Phyllanthus niruri /amarus (Bhumyamalaki); 4.5.6 Picrorrhiza kurroa (Katuki)
  • 4.5.7 Podophyllum hexandrum (Giriparpata)4.5.8 Tinospora cordifolia (Guduchi); 4.5.9 Semecarpus anacardium (Bhallataka); 4.5.10 Hepatoprotective ayurvedic formulations; 4.6 Benefits and Risks of Ayurvedic Medicine in Cancer Care; 4.7 Recommended Research Design; 4.8 Conclusion; References; Chapter 5 Complementary Approaches to Cancer in Italy Ralph W. Moss; 5.1 Introduction; 5.1.1 The Di Bella affair; 5.2 Methods; 5.3 Results; 5.3.1 A visit to Bologna; 5.3.2 Santa Famiglia conference and LSA-CM; 5.4 Discussion; References; Chapter 6 Kampo Treatment for Cancer Kenji Watanabe; 6.1 Introduction
  • 6.2 Prevention of Cancer
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (384 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789812709301
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000406340
  • (EBL)1679332
  • (OCoLC)879023447
  • (SSID)ssj0000101635
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11127014
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000101635
  • (PQKBWorkID)10042950
  • (PQKB)11489403
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1679332
  • (WSP)00006550
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000406340
Label
Alternative treatment for cancer, editors, Ping-Chung Leung, Harry Fong, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Contents; Contributors; Preface to Series; Preface to Volume 3; Chapter 1 The Scientific Basis of Chinese Medicine and Cancer Care: A Western Medicine Perspective Stephen M. Sagar & Raimond Wong; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Cancer as a Systemic Disease; 1.3 The Body-Mind Network; 1.4 Pharmacology of Chinese Herbs; 1.5 Physiology of Acupuncture; 1.6 Roles of TCM in Cancer Supportive Care; 1.7 Conclusions; Acknowledgments; References; Chapter 2 Recent Status and Outlook of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Cancer Treatment Dai-Han Zhou; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Methods; 2.3 Results; 2.4 Discussion
  • ReferencesChapter 3 Chinese Medicine and Cancer Treatment in Hong Kong: A General Review Ping-Chung Leung, Vincent Ooi, Eliza L.-Y. Wong, Wai-Chun Au, Chun-Kwok Wong, Wai-Kei Lam, Sing-Fai Leung & Tony S.-K. Mok; 3.1 Introduction - Cancer and Ancient Chinese Medicine; 3.2 Interest Over the Use of Herbs Against Cancer; 3.3 A Practical Approach to the Clinical Use of Chinese Herbs for Cancer Patients; 3.4 A Clinical Trial Using Herbal Preparation as Supplements to Chemotherapy for Cancer; 3.5 A Clinical Trial Using a Herbal Formula as Supplement to Radiotherapy for Cancer Patients
  • 3.6 A Clinical Trial Using Herbal Preparation as a Palliative Agent in the Treatment of Multiple Bone Metastases3.7 A Clinical Trial Using Herbal Preparation as Preventive Agent for Immuno-Support; 3.8 System Review of Effects of Coriolus on the Survival of Cancer patients; 3.9 Conclusion; References; Chapter 4 Advancements of Ayurveda in Cancer Management with Special Focus on Hepatocellular Carcinoma Premalatha Balachandran; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Cancer Definition; 4.2.1 Benign versus malignant tumors; 4.2.2 Classification; 4.2.3 Etiology; 4.3 Ayurveda's Special Focus on Liver Diseases
  • 4.3.1 Description of liver4.4 Neoplasm of the Liver; 4.4.1 Hepatocellular carcinoma; 4.4.1.1 Epidemiology; 4.4.1.2 Pathogenesis and diagnosis; 4.4.1.3 Treatment modalities in modern medicine; 4.4.1.4 Basis for ayurvedic therapy; 4.4.1.5 Ayurvedic treatment modalities; 4.5 Anti-cancer Drugs of Ayurveda Meets Modern Science; 4.5.1 Andrographis paniculata (Kalmegh); 4.5.2 Annona atemoya/ muricata (Sitaphala); 4.5.3 Boerhavia diffusa (Punarnava); 4.5.4 Eclipta alba (Bhringaraj); 4.5.5 Phyllanthus niruri /amarus (Bhumyamalaki); 4.5.6 Picrorrhiza kurroa (Katuki)
  • 4.5.7 Podophyllum hexandrum (Giriparpata)4.5.8 Tinospora cordifolia (Guduchi); 4.5.9 Semecarpus anacardium (Bhallataka); 4.5.10 Hepatoprotective ayurvedic formulations; 4.6 Benefits and Risks of Ayurvedic Medicine in Cancer Care; 4.7 Recommended Research Design; 4.8 Conclusion; References; Chapter 5 Complementary Approaches to Cancer in Italy Ralph W. Moss; 5.1 Introduction; 5.1.1 The Di Bella affair; 5.2 Methods; 5.3 Results; 5.3.1 A visit to Bologna; 5.3.2 Santa Famiglia conference and LSA-CM; 5.4 Discussion; References; Chapter 6 Kampo Treatment for Cancer Kenji Watanabe; 6.1 Introduction
  • 6.2 Prevention of Cancer
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (384 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789812709301
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000406340
  • (EBL)1679332
  • (OCoLC)879023447
  • (SSID)ssj0000101635
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11127014
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000101635
  • (PQKBWorkID)10042950
  • (PQKB)11489403
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1679332
  • (WSP)00006550
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000406340

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