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Sloan-Kettering - Integrative Medicine - 0 views

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    The Integrative Medicine Service at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center was established in 1999 to complement mainstream medical care and address the emotional, social, and spiritual needs of patients and families. The Service includes:

    patient and outpatient clinical care
    research, and education and training.

    In addition, the Service provides unique access to otherwise unavailable information about over-the-counter products and unproven cancer treatments and their impact in the context of cancer care via our About Herbs database
Matti Narkia

Amazon.com: Life Over Cancer: The Block Center Program for Integrative Cancer Treatment... - 0 views

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    Life Over Cancer: The Block Center Program for Integrative Cancer Treatment (Hardcover)
    by Keith Block (Author), Andrew Md Weil (Foreword)
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Summary Of Research On And Clinical Application Of Silymarin - 0 views

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    "The clinical potential for a liver-protective supplement in cancer care is significant, as I've observed in many years of integrative medical practice," writes Dr. Keith Block, ICT editor. "Several chemotherapy drugs, as well as many of the other drugs cancer patients take, have extremely problematic liver toxicities. With this exclusive edition, the scientific community will have a resource to guide and inspire further research on this very interesting herbal medicine."
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Erroneous messages on diet and breast cancer with potentially life threatening conseque... - 0 views

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    Recent media reports are suggesting that a diet high in fruits and vegetables and low in fat has no notable impact on breast cancer recurrence or death.\n\nInternationally recognized integrative cancer care specialist Keith Block, MD, is advising breast cancer survivors to pay no heed to these stories.
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What You Eat May Fuel Cancer: Medical Experts Advise A Diet Rich In Omega-3s And Phyton... - 0 views

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    If you want to reduce your risk for getting cancer, heart disease, diabetes and a host of other diseases, the message is clear - eat a nutrient-rich, low-fat, high fiber diet, with plenty of fruit and vegetables. So why is this wisdom forgotten when a person is diagnosed with cancer, and the standard advice becomes: "Eat whatever you want, whatever you can tolerate," even when this may include a diet high in fat and refined sugars. \n\nAccording to two of the country's leading authorities on cancer and nutrition, David Katz, MD and Keith Block, MD, the typical American high-fat, empty calorie diet can set the stage for an inflammatory response that actually fuels a cancer patient's disease, undermines treatment, and promotes malnutrition.
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Integrative Oncology: Donald Abrams and Andrew Weil - Oxford University Press - 0 views

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    Integrative Oncology
    Donald Abrams and Andrew Weil
    SBN13: 9780195309447
    ISBN10: 0195309448
    Hardback, 624 pages
    Nov 2008, In Stock

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M. D. Anderson Cancer Center - Complementary/Integrative Medicine Education Resources - 0 views

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    Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) and complementary and integrative medicine (CIM) are therapies of proven or unproven efficacy that have been used to promote wellness, to manage symptoms associated with cancer and its treatment or to treat cancer. When properly combined with standard cancer treatments, some complementary therapies can enhance wellness and quality of life, but others may be harmful during or after treatment for cancer. Most, but not all, are natural products.
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