Modern Cancer Therapies and Traditional Medicine: An Integrative Approach to Combat Cancers

Editors: Shashank K. Singh, Reena Singh, Chirag Chopra

Modern Cancer Therapies and Traditional Medicine: An Integrative Approach to Combat Cancers

ISBN: 978-981-4998-67-3 (Print)
ISBN: 978-981-4998-66-6 (Online)
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Introduction

The advancements in molecular marker discovery, genomics, transcriptomics and proteomics in recent years have enabled researchers to develop targeted therapies against cancers. Cancer research and management is multi-disciplinary and multimodal. In addition to conventional chemotherapy and radiotherapy, targeted immunotherapy has also provided considerable success in the clinic. There is also scientific evidence on the impact of alternative therapies on cancer patients.

Modern Cancer Therapies and Traditional Medicine: An Integrative Approach to Combat Cancers summarizes the general aspects of cancer therapy and management. Chapters cover cancer medicine in two broad sections, the book presents comprehensive information on a diverse range of cancer treatments. The first section covers conventional molecular oncology and therapy including targeted therapies, immunotherapies, cancer signaling pathways and the use of computational techniques. The second section focuses on traditional methods of treatment including the role of nutrition, traditional medicine, Yoga and Ayurveda in cancer prevention and management.

The book is an accessible update of the state of the art in cancer diagnostics and therapy for students and academicians at all levels.

Audience:

Students and academicians in medicine, life sciences and pharmacology.

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