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Unconventional Cancer Treatments (1990)

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Chapter 8 159-172

Pages
Subject Matter
Foreword    
Chapter 1

3-26
Summary and Policy Options
Chapter 2

29-37
Behavioral and Psychological Approaches (includes Commonweal Cancer Help, Bernie Siegel's Exceptional Cancer Patients program, LeShan's psychotherapy, Ainslie Meares' meditation, and the Simonton's imagery and visualization)
Chapter 3

41-66
Dietary Treatments (includes Gerson treatment, the Kelley regimen, the Gonzalez regimen, Macrobiotic diets, and coffee enemas)
Chapter 4

69-87
Herbal Treatments (includes Essiac, Hoxsey, Iscador, Pau D'Arco)
Chapter 5

91-126
Pharmacologic and Biologic Treatments (includes Stanislaw Burzynski's Antineoplastons, cellular treatment, DMSO, hydrazine sulfate, laetrile, Livingston-Wheeler regimen, Hans Nieper's eumetabolic therapy, oxygen treatments, Emanuel Revici's biologically guided chemotherapy, and vitamin C)
Chapter 6

129-147
Immuno-Augmentative Therapy
Chapter 7

151-156
Patients Who Use Unconventional Cancer Treatments and How They Find Out About Them
Chapter 8 159-172

Organized Efforts Related to Unconventional Cancer Treatments: Information, Advocacy, and Opposition

Chapter 9

175-193
Financial Access to Unconventional Cancer Treatments
Chapter 10

197-210
Laws and Regulations Affecting Unconventional Cancer Treatments
Chapter 11

213-221
Laws and Regulations Affecting Practitioners Who Offer Unconventional Cancer Treatments
Chapter 12

225-235
Evaluating Unconventional Cancer Treatments
Appendix A

239-243
Methods of the Study
Appendix B1

244-245
Glossary of Abbreviations
Appendix B2 

245-249
Glossary of Terms
References

257-288
Index

291-300

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