Incorporating Complementary Medicine into Conventional Cancer Care
From the reviews: "This comprehensive and practical book describes the experiences of the pioneers who established integrative oncology programs ... . is an invaluable resource for all involved in the care of patients with cancer. Those interested in developing an integrative oncology program, or any integrative medicine services, at their institutions will find the book especially useful. ... It may well inspire others to follow the lead of these courageous pioneer clinician-scientists in their attempts to maximize healing for people living with and beyond cancer." (Donald I. Abrams, The New England Journal of Medicine, July, 2008)
Preface/Introduction: Cohen, L., Markman, M Chapter 2: Markman, M.: A Word of Caution: Risk of harm associated with alternative complementary/integrative approaches in cancer management and the critical need for quality research to understand and decrease that risk. Chapter 3: Cohen, M.: Using Legal and Ethical Principles to Guide Clinical Decision-Making in Complementary/Integrative Cancer Medicine. Chapter 4: Ben-Arye, E., Frenkel, M.: Communicating with Patients about the Use of Complementary and Integrative Medicine in Cancer Care. INTEGRATIVE ONCOLOGY PROGRAMS AT NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE COMPREHENSIVE CANCER CENTERS Chapter 5: Cohen, L., Baynham-Fletcher, L., Kirkwood, C.: The Integrative Medicine Program at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center Chapter 6: Cassileth, B., Gubili, J.: The Integrative Medicine Service at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Chapter 7: Dean-Clower E., DeCristofaro, S., Doherty-Gilman, A., Medeiros, C., Rosenthal, D.: Integrative Oncology - Leonard P. Zakim Center. The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Experience. Chapter 8: Dobs, A., Lee, S., Menten, K.: The Johns Hopkins Complementary and Integrative Medicine Service. Chapter 9: Barton, D., Bauer, B., Loprinzi, C.: Integrative Oncology at Mayo Clinic: Research Informing Practice. THE RESEARCH Chapter 10: Chandwani, K., Chaoul-Reich, A., Cohen, L.: Mind-Body Research in Cancer. Chapter 11: Cassileth, B., Gubili, J., Yeung, S.: Herbs and other botanicals: Interactions with pharmaceuticals. Chapter 12: Dean-Clower, E., Doherty-Gilman, A., Lu, W., Rosenthal, D.: Acupuncture in Cancer Care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute: An Integrative Medical Practice. Chapter 13: Dobs, A., Lee, S., Menten, K.: Acupuncture for the Side-Effects ofAnti-Cancer Treatments.