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Title:
Integrative nutritional therapies for cancer
Author:
Kumar, Nagi B.
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Publication Information:
St. Louis, Mo. : Facts and Comparisons, c2002.
Physical Description:
vi, 165 pages ; 23 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781574391039
Format :
Manuscript

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Summary

Integrative Nutritional Therapies in Cancer focuses on the prevalent alternative and complementary nutritional therapies used for the prevention and treatment of cancer. Each monograph includes a description, uses, constituents, research findings, safety/toxicity issues, and references. In addition, the book provides recommendations to health care professionals and the public based on the current scientific consensus. The easy-to-use alphabetical listing of therapies facilitates quick reference.

Integrative Nutritional Therapies in Cancer is an excellent patient counseling tool. It promotes realistic expectations about the efficacy of these therapies and enables patients to take an active role in their treatment.


Table of Contents

Prefacep. vi
Introductionp. 1
Monographsp. 15
Appendix
Herbal Laxativesp. 139
FDA List of Unsafe Herbsp. 146
Supplements Associated with Illness or Injuryp. 151
Drug/Nutrient/Supplement Interactionsp. 155
Herbs Generally Considered Unsafe for Use During Pregnancyp. 161
Indexp. 163