376 pages, 7.50 x 9.50"
Integrating Conventional & Chinese Medicine in Cancer
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Chapters cover lung, colorectal, breast, prostate, cervical and uterine, ovarian, bladder and renal, and pancreatic and hepatic cancers, as well as lymphoma and leukemia. Each chapter covers a different type of cancer, first introducing the conventional biomedical understanding of that cancer including its etiology, diagnosis, and treatment according to staging and type. Discussions include epidemiology, pathogenesis (biomedical and Chinese), risk factors, pathologies, clinical presentation, diagnosis and screening, patterns of Chinese medical diagnosis, post-surgical herbal formulas, methods of radiation treatment, and later-stage treatment principles and preventive measures as appropriate. Case studies illustrate the integration of treatment for each cancer type, highlighting important issues and considerations associated with specific cancers and treatments.