Integrative Nutritional Therapies for Cancer: A Scientific Guide to Natural Products used to Treat and Prevent Cancer
By Nagi B. Kumar, Kathy Allen, Diane Riccardi
Facts & Comparisons; 1st edition, 2002, 165 pages
Five specialists from the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute provide current information on the prevalent alternative and complementary nutritional therapies used for the prevention and treatment of cancer in children and adults. Arranged alphabetically, each of the 36 entries includes information on the product's origin, chemistry, research findings on its potential use for cancer and other conditions, safety and toxicity, and recommendations to professionals and the public based on the current scientific consensus. The appendices include a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) list of unsafe herbs, supplements associated with injury and illness and a table of drug, nutrient and supplement interactions.