Chapter 35. Integrative Oncology: Alternative and Complementary Treatments

  1. Pierre-Alain Clavien MD, Phd, FACS, FRCS Professor Chairman and
  2. Stefan Breitenstein MD
  1. Barrie R. Cassileth MS, PhD and
  2. Jyothirmai Gubili MS, FACS

Published Online: 9 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444317053.ch35

Malignant Liver Tumors: Current and Emerging Therapies, Third Edition

Malignant Liver Tumors: Current and Emerging Therapies, Third Edition

How to Cite

Cassileth, B. R. and Gubili, J. (2010) Integrative Oncology: Alternative and Complementary Treatments, in Malignant Liver Tumors: Current and Emerging Therapies, Third Edition (eds P.-A. Clavien and S. Breitenstein), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444317053.ch35

Editor Information

  1. Department of Surgery, Swiss Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary and Transplantation Center, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Author Information

  1. Integrative Medicine Service, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 12 JAN 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405179768

Online ISBN: 9781444317053

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Keywords:

  • The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM);
  • National Cancer Institute (NCI);
  • Diet and nutrition;
  • Pharmacologic and biologic treatments;
  • “complementary and alternative medicine”;
  • Metabolic therapies and detoxification

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Complementary and alternative medicine today

  • Alternative medical systems

  • Complementary therapies

  • Conclusion

  • References

  • Self-assessment questions

  • Self-assessment answers