Full title: "The Transformative Role of Chinese Medicine & Acupuncture in Palliative and End of Life Care" Abstract An undeniable reality of working with cancer patients is that some patients will not survive their diagnosis. Chinese medicine and acupuncture have...
Integrative Oncology (Vol 31 No 1)
Articles in this Issue:
Chinese medicine and literature can be traced as far back as the Shang Dynasty, where it was described as liu, 瘤 tumor or lump. This article explores cancer from Chinese medical literature, tracing the evolution of knowledge and language used in cancer diagnosis.
New advances in the field of oncology suggest important ways that Biomedicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine intersect and can mutually enhance each other.
Case study of a 33-year-old patient with stage 4 triple positive breast cancer. Acupuncture used as an adjunct therapy to mitigate treatment side effects and improve quality of life.
This case study shows how a truly integrative approach can support healing through different lenses, including both traditional and modern.
Integrative oncology emphasizes the therapeutic relationship between practitioner and patient and is an effective intervention in cancer treatments and patient care.
Full title: "The Integrative Medical Treatment of Ovarian Cancer Stage III: A Case Study" Abstract Ovarian cancer is the most lethal cancer of the female genital system worldwide1. In the last 10 years survival rates (SR) of ovarian cancer patients have not improved:...