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Cancer Treatments:Traditional, Alternative & Scientific

A brief description a multitude of cancer treatments

Virginia Sadler

on 27 February 2013

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Transcript of Cancer Treatments:Traditional, Alternative & Scientific

Cancer Treatments Past, Present, and Future Traditional Cancer Treatments
TM Egyptians:
Frankincense Native Americans:
Chaparral (Larrea tridentata) Chinese:
Wormwood (Artemesia verlotiorum) Scientific Cancer Treatments Chemotherapy Hyperthermia Therapy Aromatase Inhibitor Monoclonal Antibodies Future Clinical Trials Cancer Vaccines Personalized Medicine stops cancer from spreading
induces cancerous cells to close themselves down Shrinks cancer tumors reacts with large amounts of iron in cancerous cells, producing free radicals that destroy the diseased cells uses drugs to destroy cancer cells
stops or slows the growth of cancer cellse stops the production of estrogen in post-menopausal women by blocking aromatase
less estrogen available to stimulate the growth of hormone-receptor-positive breast cancer cells
tamoxifen not actually, but interferes with estrogen body tissue is exposed to high temperatures
high temperatures can damage and kill cancer cells
other forms, like chemotherapy, used directly after on compromised cancer cells "targeted therapy"
blocks the growth and spread of cancer by interfering with specific molecules involved in tumor growth and progression
directed against targets that are outside cells or on the cell surface because can not penetrate cell wall/membrane boosts the immune system's natural ability to protect the body
preventive and treatment
no treatment vaccines FDA approved
stimulates body to recognize cancerous cells and defend the body uses genetic testing to match drugs to individual patients
matching therapy to specific markers
allows drugs to be approved faster, cheaper, and with fewer patients test drugs before they are introduced to the national market or approved by the FDA
ensures safety for the patients, and that the benefits outweigh the costs Alternative and Complementary
AM & CM Yoga Tai Chi Massage Aromatherapy Yoga helps to….

Combat the Side Effects of Treatment
Anxiety Relief
Reduction of Stress and Cortisol Levels
Immune System Response
Improves Coping Mechanism
Relief of Chronic Pain
Improves Depression Symptoms
Decreases Insomnia Tai chi is an ancient Chinese martial art that is part of qigong. It is a mind-body, self-healing system that uses movement, meditation, and breathing to improve health and well-being. Exhaustion is the most perturbing indication reported in patients with highly developed cancer. Such cancer patients are given aromatherapy which is performed with feet soaked in tepid water. The benefits of aromatherapy are well known to one and all. The Benifits of Massage Therapy...

Pain Reduction
Increase Relaxation
Stimulate Lymphatic System
Reduce Muscle Tension
Feel Better, Do Better Ancient Maori Health foods

Indigenous foods high in antioxidants include:
* Swamp maire fruit.
* Titoki berries.
* Rewarewa (NZ honeysuckle) flowers.
* Puha. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u_L3IezFW_0 Vitamin C Therapy
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