Complementary methods are playing an increasingly important role in these treatment of cancer. Resulting benefits are a higher quality of life, reduced instance and severity of the side effects of standard therapy, and a general improvement of the patient's immunological state. The methods – from carefully monitored nutrition, exercise, and psychological support to enzyme substitution, phytotherapy, hyperthermia and microbiology therapy – are critical to a treatment’s overall success.
In this unique book, experts ranging across medical disciplines present scientifically proven data on the efficacy of these methods as they are currently being used, the necessary scientific background, and practical advice for introducing them into practice. With illustrations, tables, and detailed descriptions, this book is an ideal reference and an invaluable tool for educating patients about this encouraging aspect of cancer therapy.