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Integrating Conventional and Chinese Medicine in Cancer Care: A Clinical Guide Tai Lahans

Integrating Conventional and Chinese Medicine in Cancer Care: A Clinical Guide

Tai Lahans

Published July 1st 2007
ISBN : 9780443100635
Paperback
376 pages
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This new clinical resource clearly explains how to approach integrated care in a way that combines Chinese herbal medicine with Western medicine to enhance and improve medical care for patients with cancer - without undermining or negativelyMoreThis new clinical resource clearly explains how to approach integrated care in a way that combines Chinese herbal medicine with Western medicine to enhance and improve medical care for patients with cancer - without undermining or negatively impacting patients medical treatment. Each chapter covers a different type of cancer, first introducing the conventional medical understanding of that cancer including its etiology, diagnosis, and treatment according to staging and type. The chapter then covers that cancer from the perspective of Oriental medicine. Case studies illustrate the integration of treatment for each cancer type, raising important issues and considerations associated with specific cancers and treatments.