By Ping-Chung Leung; Harry Fong
Melanoma remedy has loved part a century of fit improvement, depending customarily on surgical procedure, cytotoxic treatment and radiation. Achievements and successes are good mirrored within the longer survival interval and higher caliber of existence. still, melanoma nonetheless spreads in the community, recurs, metastasizes and continues to be one of many most sensible killers. rather than targeting melanoma elimination, it has turn into visible that supportive measures also are vital. those contain the potential to enhance caliber of existence in the course of therapy and to comprise tumor development. To this finish, natural drugs seems to provide holistic suppo Read more...
summary: melanoma remedy has loved part a century of fit improvement, depending ordinarily on surgical procedure, cytotoxic remedy and radiation. Achievements and successes are good mirrored within the longer survival interval and higher caliber of existence. still, melanoma nonetheless spreads in the community, recurs, metastasizes and is still one of many most sensible killers. rather than targeting melanoma removing, it has develop into noticeable that supportive measures also are very important. those contain the potential to enhance caliber of existence in the course of remedy and to include tumor development. To this finish, natural drugs looks to provide holistic suppo
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In the deep acupuncture group, 68% of patients demonstrated an increase in salivary flow rate. Changes in the control group were smaller and appeared after a longer latency phase. Moreover, patients in the treatment group reported less dryness, less hoarseness and improved taste. In another study, 70 patients with xerostomia due to either Sjögren’s syndrome or irradiation were treated with acupuncture (Blom and Lundeberg, 2000). A statistically significant increase in unstimulated and stimulated salivary flow rates (SFR) was found in all patients immediately after acupuncture treatment, and up to six months follow-up.
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2000). However, the effect of acupuncture may be more diverse through the promotion of local cytokines at physiological levels. (b) Enhancement of Immunity (i) Herbs Another strategy that TCM uses in cancer therapy is to strengthen the whole body-mind system by enhancing and harmonizing the energy balance between all the organs. This may be viewed as correcting an imbalance in the body-mind communication network and is reflected by an enhancement in immunity. , 1995). There is some limited evidence that improvement of the immunological function of cancer patients is associated with an improvement in their survival.
Alternative Treatment for Cancer by Ping-Chung Leung; Harry Fong