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By Dao M. Nguyen (auth.), Moulay Alaoui-Jamali (eds.)

ISBN-10: 1441900195

ISBN-13: 9781441900197

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Management of complex cancers by way of sleek cures should be hampered by means of the unavailability of effective medications, and is the reason partially the excessive mortality charges noticeable in sufferers with complicated cancers. substitute remedies, quite these utilizing formulations derived from natural, marine and animal items, are wealthy resources of chemically assorted and intricate molecules with the aptitude to find novel medicinal drugs. substitute and Complementary remedies for melanoma is exclusive within the box, because it offers the growth and boundaries of other treatments via an strange interface of conventional and smooth suggestions assembled through famous specialists (from China, India, united states, Canada, and Europe) in clinical oncology, substitute drugs, melanoma pharmacology and medicinal chemistry. present advancements from medical and regulatory views are provided, parts of controversy and strength integration of other and complementary remedies are highlighted, and destiny views for the invention of natural parts that could supplement anticancer medicinal drugs are discussed.

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For example, TCM categorizes cancer into five types (according to the five-elements theory): metal, earth, fire, water, and wood. TCM also takes into consideration the holism theory, which pays attention to factors other than cancer for making decisions regarding diagnosis and therapeutic strategies, such as the patient’s inner and outer condition, weather, and individual circumstances. Other therapeutic approaches are based on differentiating syndromes and diseases. The former means that TCM doctors decide on treatment principles according to symptoms (or syndromes), whereas the latter approach is decided upon according to the whole body state.

14. Non-small Cell Lung Cancer Collaborative Group. Chemotherapy in nonsmall cell lung cancer: a meta-analysis using updated data on individual patients from 52 randomized clinical trials. BMJ. 1995;311:899–909. 15. Douillard JY, Rosell R, De Lena M, et al. Adjuvant vinorelbine plus cisplatin versus observation in patients with completely resected stage IB-IIIA non-small-cell lung cancer (Adjuvant Navelbine International Trialist Association [ANITA]): a randomised controlled trial. Lancet Oncol.

Sandler A, Gray R, Perry MC, et al. Paclitaxel-carboplatin alone or with bevacizumab for non-small-cell lung cancer. N Engl J Med. 2006;355:2542–50. Part II Integrative Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Cancer Care Chapter 2 Overview of Current TCM Practice and Potential Impacts on Conventional Therapies Moulay Alaoui-Jamali and Rongyao Zhou The control of cancer progression, relief of pain, and improvement of the quality of life of patients have been continuing endeavours of both traditional and conventional medicine.

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