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Editors: Ferid Murad , Atta-ur-Rahman , Ka Bian

Series Title: Herbal Medicine Back to the Future

Cancer Therapy

Volume 3

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Printed Copy: US $107
Library License: US $356
ISSN: 2542-9981 (Print)
ISSN: 2542-999X (Online)
ISBN: 978-981-14-1119-9 (Print)
ISBN: 978-981-14-1120-5 (Online)
Year of Publication: 2019
DOI: 10.2174/97898114112051190301


Herbal Medicine: Back to the Future compiles expert reviews on the application of herbal medicines (including Ayurveda, Chinese traditional medicines and alternative therapies) to treat different ailments. The book series demonstrates the use of sophisticated methods to understand traditional medicine, while providing readers a glimpse into the future of herbal medicine.

This volume presents reviews of traditional Chinese medicine and other plant based therapies useful for treating different cancers. The topics included in this volume are:

  • - Herbal extracts from Carica papaya and Azadirachta
  • - Natural antimutagens
  • - Encapsulated polyphenols and other anticancer compounds derived from plants
  • - Traditional Chinese medicine treatments for cancer related fatigue
  • - Indirubins
  • - Ayurvedic anticancer herbal medicines
  • - Melanocyte regeneration through herbal medicine

This volume is essential reading for all researchers in the field of natural product chemistry and pharmacology. Medical professionals involved in oncology who seek to improve their knowledge about herbal medicine and alternative therapies will also benefit from the contents of the volume.


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List of Contributors

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Herbal Extracts from Carica papaya and Azadirachta indica: What Role for ROS in Cancer Cell Lines?

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Luciana Dini, Stefania Mariano, Elisa Panzarini
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Natural Antimutagens. Chemopreventive Action of L-Ascorbic Acid and Green Tea Infusions on the Acute Toxicity and Mutagenicity of Reaction Mixtures Nitrite-Sulfonamide

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Ana Pontoriero, Marcela Rizzotto
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Encapsulated Plant-Derived Polyphenols as Potential Cancer Treatment Agents

- Pp. 91-121 (31)
Merve Deniz Kose, Oguz Bayraktar
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The Role of Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicines in Management of Patients with Cancer-related Fatigue

- Pp. 122-147 (26)
Marcin Włodarczyk, Paweł Siwiński, Aleksandra Tarasiuk
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Indirubins as Multi-target Anti-Tumor Agents

- Pp. 148-180 (33)
Yasamin Dabiri, Guangqi Song, Xinlai Cheng
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Anticancer Agents: Plants Used in Ayurveda

- Pp. 181-214 (34)
Uma Ranjan Lal, Dharmik Joshi, Sugato Banerjee
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Plant Based Bioactive Compounds as an Alternative for Cancer Therapy

- Pp. 215-246 (32)
Nikita Sharma, R. Mankamna Kumari, Nidhi Gupta, Surendra Nimesh
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Promoting Melanocyte Regeneration Using Different Plants and Their Constituents

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Sharique A. Ali, Naima Parveen, Ayesha S. Ali
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Subject Index

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