Table of contents for Complementary and integrative medicine in cancer care and prevention : foundation and evidence-based interventions / edited by Marc S. Micozzi.

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Section One: Biology and Ecology of Cancer
1. Cancer as a Cellular Phenomenon
Marc S. Micozzi, MD, PhD
Etiology and Epidemiology
Cellular Differentiation
Drugs in the Treatment of Malignant Diseases
Cancer Chemotherapy
2. Cancer as a Biological Phenomenon
Marc S. Micozzi, MD, PhD
Cancer and Human Biology
Models of Carcinogenesis
Cancer as Adaptation
Host Factors
Chemotherapy and Chemosensitivity
3. The Antiquity and Ecology of Cancer
Marc S. Micozzi, MD, PhD
Why Study Cancer in Antiquity?
How the Antiquity of Cancer can be Studied
Preservation of Human and Animal Remains
Paleopathologic Evidence from Human and Animal Remains
Documentary Evidence for Cancer in Antiquity
Cancer in Contemporary Societies
Section Two: Mind-Body Approaches
4. Mind-Body Modalities
Carolyn Fang, PhD
5. Guided Imagery
Martin L. Rossman, MD
Can Guided Imagery Treat Cancer Successfully?
What is Imagery and Why is it Important?
Treatment and Self-Care Options with Imagery
The Advantages of Interactive Guided Imagerysm
Specific Uses of Interactive Guided Imagerysm in Cancer Care
Precautions and Contraindications for using Imagery with Cancer Patients
Training, Certification, & Issues of Quality Assurance
Reimbursement Status
Relations with Conventional Medicine
6. Expressive Therapies
Ilene Serlin, PhD
What is Expressive Therapy?
Origins of Expressive Therapies
Story-Telling as Healing Art
Applications of Expressive Therapy
How Does Expression Affect Health?
Benefits of Expressive Therapy
Patients as Partners in Their Treatment Process
Releasing Creative and Sexual Energy
Cancer as a Metaphor
Healing the Family
Ecological Body
Healing Rituals in the Community
Movement Choirs
Conflict Resolution
Art for Recovery
Art with Children
7. Religion and Spirituality
Kent C. Shih, MD and David Larson, PhD
Cancer in America
Spirituality and Religion in America
Cancer Among Religious Groups
Religious Commitment and Cancer
Biological Mediating Factors
Genetic Factors
Religion and Negative Health Outcomes
Clinical Implications
Section Three: Diet, Nutrition and Natural Products
8. History of Diet and Cancer in Human Evolution
Marc S. Micozzi, MD, PhD
An Evolutionary Perspective on Diet and Cancer
Cancer and Biologic Adaptation
Energy Imbalance
Specific Deficiencies
Diet and Cancer in Modern Perspective
Two-Stage Model of Cancer
Specific Cancer Factors
Modifying Factors
9. Diet, Biology, and Breast Cancer
Marc S. Micozzi, MD, PhD
The Problem of Breast Cancer
Risk Factors for Breast Cancer: Early Nutrition and Breastfeeding
Reproductive Biology and Breastfeeding
Endogenous and Exogenous Hormones
Breast Biology and Apocrine Gland Function
10. Prevention of Cancer with Nutrients and Whole Foods
Marc S. Micozzi, MD, PhD
Cancer as a Preventable Disease
Prevention of Cancer by Nutrients
Nutritional Inhibition of Cancer by Carcinogenesis by Selected Nutrients
Vitamin A and Retinoids
Beta-Carotene and Carotenoids
Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)
Vitamin D and Calcium
Vitamin E (Alpha-Tocopherol)
Choline and B Vitamins
Copper and Zinc
Dietary Fiber
Other Dietary Constituents
Whole Foods
Omega-3 Fatty Acids
11. Treatment of Cancer with Nutrients
Marc S. Micozzi, MD, PhD
Vitamin A (Including Beta-Carotene and Retinoids)
Vitamin C
Vitamin E
Alternative Cancer Diets
Additional Alternative Nutritional Treatments
12. History of Alternative Cancer Diets
Marc S. Micozzi, MD, PhD
Macrobiotic Diet
Gerson Diet
Livingston-Wheeler Diet
Kelley-Gonzalez Diet
Additional Alternative Nutritional Treatments
13. Herbs in Cancer Care and Treatment
Marc S. Micozzi, MD, PhD
Iscador (Mistletoe)
Green Tea
Red Tea
Pacific Yew and Hazelnut
Essential Oils Therapy
Section Four: Alternative Systems of Medicine
14. Naturopathy
Marc S. Micozzi, MD, PhD
History of Natural Medicine
Naturopathy and Cancer
Naturopathic Principles in Practice
15. Chinese Medicine
Harriet Beinfield, LAc, Efrem Korngold, LAc, OMD, Marc S. Micozzi, MD, PhD
Historical Origins
Chinese Traditional Medicine on Its Own Terms
Chinese Medicine and Cancer: Ancient and Modern Concepts
Modern Chinese Herbal Research
16. Ayur Vedic Medicine
Marc S. Micozzi, MD, PhD
Free Radicals, Cancer and Transcendental Meditation
Clinical Results
Diet and Digestion
Behavioral Rasayanas
Active Ingredients, free radicals, and herbal medicines
Herbal Rasayanas
Cancer Prevention And Regression
Reduced Chemotherapeutic Toxicity
Redifferentiation and Rejuvenation in Cancer
Complications of Cancer
Other Herbs
17. Homeopathy
Joyce Frye, DO, MBA
The Medicines
Remedy Selection
The Cancer Prescription
Adjunctive Therapy
Section Five: Alternative Therapies and Practices
18. Controversial Therapies
Marc S. Micozzi, MD, PhD
Antineoplastons for Cancer Treatment
Cartilage Products
Environmental Medicine
Healing Touch
Immune Augmentation Therapy
Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP)
Spontaneous Remission
Sound Therapy
19. Legal and Regulatory Access
Alan Dumoff, JD
Some Historical Notes
Barriers to Access
Bias in Research Design, Interpretation and Funding
Judicial Reluctance to Recognize Health Care Freedom
Direct Barriers to Practice
Federal, State and Private Regulation of Payment
State Regulation of Medical Practitioners
20. Patient Perspectives

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Cancer -- Alternative treatment.
Neoplasms -- therapy.
Complementary Therapies -- methods.