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Integrative Oncology—Finding an Indian Solution to Universal Problems for Holistic Cancer Care!!

Integrative Oncology—Finding an Indian Solution to Universal Problems for Holistic Cancer Care!! Indian J Surg Oncol (December 2015) 6(4):323–324 DOI 10.1007/s13193-015-0448-2 GUEST EDITORIAL Integrative Oncology—Finding an Indian Solution to Universal Problems for Holistic Cancer Care!! Chintamani Published online: 6 August 2015 Indian Association of Surgical Oncology 2015 therapy negotiable or can we side step it^? The answer to this question is a certain BNo^ and we need evidence-based therapies even for the so-called Bgrey zones^ or Bthird space^ in oncology. Integrated oncology (IO) is about using modalities like Yoga and indigenous herbs to not only attempt treating cancer but also improving the quality of life. Most cancer patients suffer from anxiety and depression that is related to disease and its therapies. This IO concept offers revolutionary possibilities for a patient struggling to survive, by contributing to the quality of life [1–4]. Instead of the patient getting held up in a gloomy dark and scary world of cancer once the news is broken, these therapies offer a let off and hope for a positive outcome. This in turn also empowers these patients to develop strength to meet and live with illness. It is well known that often Bcancer treatment can become worse than the disease^ and we need to address Integrative oncology http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology Springer Journals

Integrative Oncology—Finding an Indian Solution to Universal Problems for Holistic Cancer Care!!

Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology , Volume 6 (4): 2 – Dec 1, 2015

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Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
2015 Indian Association of Surgical Oncology
ISSN
0975-7651
eISSN
0976-6952
DOI
10.1007/s13193-015-0448-2
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Abstract

Indian J Surg Oncol (December 2015) 6(4):323–324 DOI 10.1007/s13193-015-0448-2 GUEST EDITORIAL Integrative Oncology—Finding an Indian Solution to Universal Problems for Holistic Cancer Care!! Chintamani Published online: 6 August 2015 Indian Association of Surgical Oncology 2015 therapy negotiable or can we side step it^? The answer to this question is a certain BNo^ and we need evidence-based therapies even for the so-called Bgrey zones^ or Bthird space^ in oncology. Integrated oncology (IO) is about using modalities like Yoga and indigenous herbs to not only attempt treating cancer but also improving the quality of life. Most cancer patients suffer from anxiety and depression that is related to disease and its therapies. This IO concept offers revolutionary possibilities for a patient struggling to survive, by contributing to the quality of life [1–4]. Instead of the patient getting held up in a gloomy dark and scary world of cancer once the news is broken, these therapies offer a let off and hope for a positive outcome. This in turn also empowers these patients to develop strength to meet and live with illness. It is well known that often Bcancer treatment can become worse than the disease^ and we need to address Integrative oncology

Journal

Indian Journal of Surgical OncologySpringer Journals

Published: Dec 1, 2015

Keywords: surgical oncology; oncology; surgery

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