Home > Books > Complementary and Integrative Medicine in Cancer Care and Prevention: Foundations and Evidence-based Interventions
Complementary and Integrative Medicine in Cancer Care and Prevention: Foundations and Evidence-based Interventions
View PDF

Complementary and Integrative Medicine in Cancer Care and Prevention: Foundations and Evidence-based Interventions

Publication Year: 2006
Edition: 1st
Authors/Editor: Micozzi, Marc S.
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 978-0-826-10305-5
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 83
  • Description
  • Details
  • Collections

This text is designed to provide a comprehensive resource for students and practitioners on the evidence for and applications of complementary, alternative, and integrative medical therapies.

According to the US National Center for Health Statistics and the US Centers for Disease Control (2004), up to eighty percent of cancer patients undergoing treatment by oncologists and radiation therapists also supplement their treatments with complementary and integrative medicine (CIM).

This new book written by physicians and CIM experts from many disciplines, offers health care professionals the medical guidance needed to effectively learn and apply CIM modalities to cancer prevention, treatment and control. From a detailed presentation of the underlying science of cancer to a comprehensive review of therapies, history and legal aspects of CIM, this book is a must-have for all involved in the care of cancer patients. By presenting current evidence that CIM modalities may help improve quality of life and even help prolong survival in cancer patients, Dr. Micozzi, presents a wide-range of solutions for managing the effective use of CIM as an adjunctive and supportive treatment.

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Micozzi, Marc S.
  • ISBN: 978-0-826-10305-5
  • Specialty:
    Community Health & Disease Prevention
    Oncology
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st
  • Pages: 504
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2006
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 83

Complementary and Integrative Medicine in Cancer Care and Prevention: Foundations and Evidence-based Interventions is included in the following Collections:

Free Instant Access
This Month

JOTM
CAB Abstracts Covering applied life sciences, CAB Abstracts gives researchers instant access to over 8.4 million records from 1973 onwards, with over 360,000 abstracts added each year.
JOTM
Maternity and Infant Care A key information resource used by maternity health care professionals and student midwives worldwide to support their research, practice, and study requirements.
JOTM
Academic Medicine The journal serves as an international forum to address the major challenges facing the academic medicine community as it strives to carry out its missions in the public interest.
JOTM
Canadian Journal of Addiction The journal provides a forum for presentation of evidence-based, peer-reviewed clinical information and scientific materials to clinicians working in the field of Addiction Medicine.

Noteworthy

Doody's Featured Books
Washington Manual of Pediatrics
This book provides concise rapid-access information to be used while on call, in a critical care setting, in the emergency unit, and in subspecialty outpatient clinics.

Walls Manual of Emergency Airway Management
This book's practical, hands-on approach provides all the concrete guidance you need to effectively respond to any airway emergency.