Chapter Thirty-One. Western Herbal Cancer Treatment

  1. Robert S. Goldstein VMD

Published Online: 27 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780813804361.ch31

Integrating Complementary Medicine into Veterinary Practice

Integrating Complementary Medicine into Veterinary Practice

How to Cite

Goldstein, R. S. (ed) (2008) Western Herbal Cancer Treatment, in Integrating Complementary Medicine into Veterinary Practice, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780813804361.ch31

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 22 AUG 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813820200

Online ISBN: 9780813804361

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Keywords:

  • herbs as adjunctive therapy;
  • Withania somnifera, having anticancer properties;
  • Ginkgo biloba leaf extract - antioxidant activity;
  • fibrosarcoma;
  • grapeseed extract, reducing pulmonary metastatic melanoma nodules;
  • Panax ginseng, preventing and treating cancer;
  • transitional cell carcinoma

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Western Herbal Cancer Protocols

  • Anticancer Action

  • Alteratives

  • Antioxidants

  • Specific Organ Support

  • Specific Symptom Support

  • Evidence for Efficacy of Herbs as Adjunctive Therapy

  • Possible Contraindications for Adjunctive Use of Herbs in Cancer Treatment

  • Herbs and Cancer and Metastases Prevention

  • Herbs and their Effects on Specific Types of Cancer

  • Herbs with Nonspecific Activity for other Cancers

  • References