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A homeopathic approach to treat patients with advanced gallbladder, periampullary, and liver carcinomas: a report of 3 cases. Chatterjee A, Biswas J. Source 1 Critical Cancer Management Research Centre & Clinic , Kolkata, West Bengal, India . J Altern Complement Med. 2012 Feb;18(2):180-6.

Induction of Apoptosis of Tumor Cells by Some Potentiated Homeopathic Drugs: Implications on Mechanism of Action. Preethi K, Ellanghiyil S, Kuttan G, Kuttan R. Integr Cancer Ther. 2011 Jul 19.

Integrative oncology research in the Middle East: weaving traditional and complementary medicine in supportive care. Ben-Arye E, Ali-Shtayeh MS, Nejmi M, Schiff E, Hassan E, Mutafoglu K, Afifi FU, Jamous RM, Lev E, Silbermman M. Integrative Oncology Program, The Oncology Service and Lin Medical Center, Clalit Health Services, Haifa and Western Galilee District, 35 Rothschild St, Haifa, Israel, 35152, eranben@netvision.net.il. Support Care Cancer. 2011 Mar 1.

Psorinum Therapy in Treating Patients With Advanced Non-small Cell Lung Carcinoma (NSCLC): A Phase-II Single Arm Clinical Trial. A. Chatterjee1, J. Biswas2, A. Chatterjee1, S. Bhattacharya2, A. Chakraborty3, R. Mukherjee1, R. Bhakta1, S. Das11Critical Cancer Management Research Centre & Clinic, Calcutta, India, 2Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute, Calcutta, India, 3R G Kar Medical College, Calcutta, India.Thursday, Dec 09, 2010, 8:00 AM – 6:30 PM

Classical homeopathy in the treatment of cancer patients – a prospective observational study of two independent cohorts. Matthias Rostock, Johannes Naumann, Corina Guethlin, Lars Guenther, Hans H Bartsch and Harald Walach. BMC Cancer 2011, 11: 19doi:10.1186/1471-2407-11-19. Published 17.1.11.

Use of homeopathy in pediatric oncology in Germany. Längler A, Spix C, Edelhäuser F, Kameda G, Kaatsch P, Seifert G. Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, Gemeinschaftskrankenhaus Herdecke, Gerhard-Kienle-Weg 4, 58313 Herdecke, Germany. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2011;2011:867151. Epub 2010 Sep 22.

Tumor Therapy with Amanita phalloides (Death Cap): Stabilization of B-Cell Chronic Lymphatic Leukemia. Riede I Alternative Practitioner, Independent Cancer Research , Ueberlingen, Germany. J Altern Complement Med. 2010 Oct;16(10):1129-32.

Characteristics of cancer patients using homeopathy compared with those in conventional care: a cross-sectional study. Guethlin C, Walach H, Naumann J, Bartsch HH, Rostock M. Institute for General Practice, Johann-Wolfgang Goethe-University, Frankfurt/Main, Germany. Ann Oncol. 2010 May;21(5):1094-9.

Disclosure to physicians of CAM use by breast cancer patients: findings from the Women’s Healthy Eating and Living Study. Saxe GA, Madlensky L, Kealey S, Wu DP, Freeman KL, Pierce JP. Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, Cancer Prevention and Control, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA. Integr Cancer Ther. 2008 Sep;7(3):122-9.

Ruta 6 Selectively Induces Cell Death in Brain Cancer Cells but Proliferation in Normal Peripheral Blood Lymphocytes: A Novel Treatment For Brain Cancer. Dr. P. Banerji et al, Anderson Cancer Centre of the University of Texas.  The International Journal of Oncology (2003;23 (4):975-982)

Cytotoxic effects of ultra-diluted remedies on breast cancer cells. Frenkel M, Mishra BM, Sen S, Yang P, Pawlus A, Vence L, Leblanc A, Cohen L, Banerji P, Banerji P. Integrative Medicine Program-Unit 145, Department of Molecular Pathology, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030-4009, USA. Int J Oncol. 2010 Feb;36(2):395-403. Read more about Moshe Frenkel here

The emerging low-dose therapy for advanced cancers. Satti J. Department of Radiation Oncology, Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY. Dose Response. 2009 Mar 24;7(3):208-20.

Dynamised Preparations in Cell Culture. Sunila, Kuttan, Preethi, Kuttan. Amala Cancer Centre Kerala India. Ecam Advance Publications 3.10.07

Homeopathic drugs Natrum sulphuricum and Carcinosin prevent azo dye-induced hepatocarcinogenesis in mice. Bhattacharjee N, Banerjee P, Anisur RK. Cytogenetics and Molecular Biology Laboratory, Department of Zoology, University of Kalyani, Kalyani 741 235, India. Indian J Biochem Biophys. 2009 Aug;46(4):307-18

The emerging low-dose therapy for advanced cancers. Satti J. Department of Radiation Oncology, Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY. Dose Response. 2009 Mar 24;7(3):208-20

A review of immunomodulators with reference to Canova. Smit E, Oberholzer HM, Pretorius E. Department of Anatomy, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, Gauteng 0001, South Africa. Homeopathy. 2009 Jul;98(3):169-76

Stimulation of lymphocyte anti-melanoma activity by co-cultured macrophages activated by complex homeopathic medication. Guimaraes FS, Abud AP, Oliveira SM, Oliveira CC, Cesar B, Andrade LF, Donatti L, Gabardo J, Trindade ES, Buchi DF. BMC Cancer. 2009 Aug 22;9(1):293

Bioactivity of the Murex Homeopathic Remedy and of Extracts from an Australian Muricid Mollusc Against Human Cancer Cells. Benkendorff K, McIver CM, Abbott CA. School of Biological Sciences, Flinders University, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide, 5001, Australia. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2009 Jun 2

Disclosure to physicians of CAM use by breast cancer patients: findings from the Women’s Healthy Eating and Living Study. Saxe GA, Madlensky L, Kealey S, Wu DP, Freeman KL, Pierce JP. Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, Cancer Prevention and Control, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093-0901, USA. Integr Cancer Ther. 2008 Sep;7(3):122-9

Homeopathic medicines for adverse effects of cancer treatments. Sosie Kassab1, Mike Cummings2, Saul Berkovitz1, Robbert van Haselen3, Peter Fisher1.1Royal London Homeopathic Hospital, London, UK. 2British Medical Acupuncture Society, London, UK. 3INTMEDI, Surrey, UK. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Issue 2, 2009.

Clastogenic Potential of Ruta graveolens Extract and a Homeopathic Preparation in Mouse Bone Marrow Cells. Preethi KC, Nair CK, Kuttan R. Department of Biochemistry, Amala Cancer Research Centre, Kerala, India Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2008 Oct-Dec;9(4):763-9.

Dynamized Preparations in Cell Culture Sunila ES, Kuttan R, Preethi KC, Kuttan G. Research Director, Amala Cancer Research Centre, Amala Nagar, Thrissur, Kerala-680 555, India. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2007 Oct 3

Disclosure to physicians of CAM use by breast cancer patients: findings from the women’s healthy eating and living study Saxe GA, Madlensky L, Kealey S, Wu DP, Freeman KL, Pierce JP. Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, Cancer Prevention and Control, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093-0901, USA. Integr Cancer Ther. 2008 Sep;7(3):122-9

Complementary and alternative treatment methods in children with cancer: A population-based retrospective survey on the prevalence of use in Germany. Alfred L, Claudia S, Georg S, Sven G, Norbert G, Peter K. Gemeinschaftskrankenhaus Herdecke, Department of Paediatrics, Gerhard-Kienle-Weg 4, D-58313 Herdecke, Germany; University of Witten/Herdecke, Integrated Studies of Anthroposophic Medicine, Germany. Eur J Cancer. 2008 Sep 20.

Anthroposophical medicine and mistletoe treatment studies

Effect of homeopathic medicines on transplanted tumors in mice Es S, Kuttan G, Kc P, Kuttan R.Amala Cancer Research Centre, Amala Nagar, Thrissur, Kerala State, India. 680555 amalaresearch@rediffmail.com Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2007 Jul-Sep;8(3):390-4

Men with cancer: is their use of complementary and alternative medicine a response to needs unmet by conventional care? Evans MA, Shaw AR, Sharp DJ, Thompson EA, Falk S, Turton P, Thompson T. Academic Unit of Primary Care, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK Eur J Cancer Care (Engl). 2007 Nov;16(6):517-25

Efficacy of homeopathic treatment of skin reactions during radiotherapy for breast cancer: a randomised, double-blind clinical trial Balzarini, A : Felisi, E : Martini, A : De Conno, F Br-Homeopath-J. 2000 Jan; 89(1): 8-12

Effects of Homeopathic Preparations on Human Prostate Cancer Growth in Cellular and Animal Models Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Basic Science Building, room 217, Georgetown University Medical Center, 3900 Reservoir Rd, NW, Washington, DC 20007 Integrative Cancer Therapies, Vol. 5, No. 4, 362-372 (2006)

Homeopathic treatment of radiation-induced itching in breast cancer patients. A prospective observational study Schlappack O. Department of Radiotherapy and Radiobiology, University of Vienna, Waehringer Guertel 18-20 A-1090 Vienna, Austria. Otto.Schlappack@medunivie.ac.at Homeopathy. 2004 Oct;93(4):210-5

Homeopathy as a supportive therapy in cancer Rajendran ES. Vinayaka Mission’s Homoeopathic Medical College and Hospital, Salem 636 308, India. rajendranes@eth.net Homeopathy. 2004 Apr;93(2):99-102

The homeopathic approach to symptom control in the cancer patient: a prospective observational study Thompson EA, Reillly D. Directorate of Homeopathic Medicine, United Bristol Healthcare Trust, Bristol Homeopathic Hospital, UK Palliat Med. 2002 May;16(3):227-33

A new homeopathic approach to neoplastic diseases: from cell destruction to carcinogen-induced apoptosis Montfort H.Instituto Superior de Medicina Homeopática de Enseñanza e Investigación, Monterrey, Mexico Br Homeopath J. 2000 Apr;89(2):78-83

The late results of treatment with homeopathic agents in patients with prostatic adenoma Vozianov AF, Simeonova NK. Vrach Delo. 1990 Jul;(7):93-5

Inhibition of chemically induced carcinogenesis by drugs used in homeopathic medicine Kumar KB, Sunila ES, Kuttan G, Preethi KC, Venugopal CN, Kuttan R Amala Cancer Research Centre, Amala Nagar, Thrissur, Kerala State, India Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2007 Jan-Mar;8(1):98-102

Anti-tumour activity of Ruta graveolens extract Preethi KC, Kuttan G, Kuttan R. Amala Cancer Research Centre, Amala Nagar, Thrissur, Kerala-680555, India Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2006 Jul-Sep;7(3):439-43

Complementary and alternative medicines taken by cancer patients Simon L, Prebay D, Beretz A, Bagot JL, Lobstein A, Rubinstein I, Schraub S. Centre Paul-Strauss, BP 42, 67065 Strasbourg Bull Cancer. 2007 May 1;94(5):483-8

Peculiarities of ion transport of calcium in tumor cells under conditions of irradiation by ionizing radiation, chemopreparations and homeopathic means Mikhvetadze AV, NadateÄ­shvili GG. Georgian Med News. 2006 Nov;(140):98-100

Can homeopathic treatment slow prostate cancer growth? Jonas WB, Gaddipati JP, Rajeshkumar NV, Sharma A, Thangapazham RL, Warren J, Singh AK, Ives JA, Olsen C, Mog SR, Maheshwari RK. Samueli Institute, 1700 Diagonal Road, Suite 400, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA. Integr Cancer Ther. 2006 Dec;5(4):343-9

Complementary and alternative medicine use in breast cancer patients in Europe Molassiotis A, Scott JA, Kearney N, Pud D, Magri M, Selvekerova S, Bruyns I, Fernadez-Ortega P, Panteli V, Margulies A, Gudmundsdottir G, Milovics L, Ozden G, Platin N, Patiraki E. School of Nursing, University of Manchester, Coupland III, Coupland Street, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK. alex.molassiotis@manchester.ac.uk Support Care Cancer. 2006 Mar;14(3):260-7. Epub 2005 Sep 6

Complementary and alternative medicine Filshie J, Rubens CN. Royal Marsden Hospital, Downs Road, Sutton, Surrey, SM2 5PT, UK. jacqueline.filshie@binternet.com Anesthesiol Clin. 2006 Mar;24(1):81-111, viii

Complementary and alternative medicine use in lung cancer patients in eight European countries Molassiotis A, Panteli V, Patiraki E, Ozden G, Platin N, Madsen E, Browall M, Fernandez-Ortega P, Pud D, Margulies A. School of Nursing, University of Manchester, Coupland III, Coupland Street, Manchester M13 9PL, UK. alex.molassiotis@manchester.ac.uk Complement Ther Clin Pract. 2006 Feb;12(1):34-9. Epub 2005 Nov 14

Complementary and alternative medicine use in colorectal cancer patients in seven European countries Molassiotis A, Fernandez-Ortega P, Pud D, Ozden G, Platin N, Hummerston S, Scott JA, Panteli V, Gudmundsdottir G, Selvekerova S, Patiraki E, Kearney N. University of Manchester, School of Nursing, Coupland III, Coupland Street, Manchester M13 9PL, UK. alex.molassiotis@manchester.ac.uk Complement Ther Med. 2005 Dec;13(4):251-7. Epub 2005 Sep 19

Use of selected complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) treatments in veterans with cancer or chronic pain: a cross-sectional survey McEachrane-Gross FP, Liebschutz JM, Berlowitz D. Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital, 200 Springs Road, Bedford, MA, USA. eachrane@mchsi.com BMC Complement Altern Med. 2006 Oct 6;6:34

Pursuit and practice of complementary therapies by cancer patients receiving conventional treatment Downer SM, Cody MM, McCluskey P, Wilson PD, Arnott SJ, Lister TA, Slevin ML. Department of Medical Oncology, St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London BMJ. 1994 Jul 9;309(6947):86-9

Demographic, medical, and psychosocial correlates to CAM use among survivors of colorectal cancer Lawsin C, DuHamel K, Itzkowitz SH, Brown K, Lim H, Thelemaque L, Jandorf L. Department of Oncological Sciences, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA. Catalina.Lawsin@mssm.edu Support Care Cancer. 2007 May;15(5):557-64. Epub 2007 Jan 5

Prevalence and characteristics of complementary medicine used by pediatric cancer patients in a mixed western and middle-eastern population Weyl Ben Arush M, Geva H, Ofir R, Mashiach T, Uziel R, Dashkovsky Z. Pediatric Hematology Oncology Department, Meyer Children’s Hospital, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel. m_benarush@rambam.health.gov.il J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2006 Mar;28(3):141-6

Complementary and alternative medicine use in patients with haematological malignancies in Europe Molassiotis A, Margulies A, Fernandez-Ortega P, Pud D, Panteli V, Bruyns I, Scott JA, Gudmundsdottir G, Browall M, Madsen E, Ozden G, Magri M, Selvekerova S, Platin N, Kearney N, Patiraki E. School of Nursing, University of Manchester, Coupland III, Coupland Street, Manchester M13 9PL, UK. alex.molassiotis@man.ac.uk Complement Ther Clin Pract. 2005 May;11(2):105-10

The use of complementary and alternative therapies by cancer patients in northern Israel Hana G, Bar-Sela G, Zhana D, Mashiach T, Robinson E. Quality Improvement Unit, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel Isr Med Assoc J. 2005 Apr;7(4):243-7

Use of complementary and alternative medicine in cancer patients: a European survey Molassiotis A, Fernadez-Ortega P, Pud D, Ozden G, Scott JA, Panteli V, Margulies A, Browall M, Magri M, Selvekerova S, Madsen E, Milovics L, Bruyns I, Gudmundsdottir G, Hummerston S, Ahmad AM, Platin N, Kearney N, Patiraki E. School of Nursing, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK. alex.molassiotis@manchester.ac.uk Ann Oncol. 2005 Apr;16(4):655-63. Epub 2005 Feb 2

Use of complementary and alternative therapies: a national multicentre study of oncology health professionals in Norway Kolstad A, Risberg T, Bremnes Y, Wilsgaard T, Holte H, Klepp O, Mella O, Wist E. Department of Oncology, The Norwegian Radium Hospital, 0310, Oslo, Norway. arnkolst@online.no Support Care Cancer. 2004 May;12(5):312-8. Epub 2004 Feb 6

Complementary therapies in palliative cancer care Yildirim YK, FadiloÄŸlu C, Uyar M. Ege University Nursing School, Department of Internal Medicine Nursing, Izmir, Turkey. yasemin.kyildirim@ege.edu.tr Agri. 2006 Jan;18(1):26-32

Predictors of use of complementary and alternative therapies among patients with cancer Fouladbakhsh JM, Stommel M, Given BA, Given CW. College of Nursing, Michigan State University in East Lansing, USA. judif129@comcast.net Oncol Nurs Forum. 2005 Nov 3;32(6):1115-22

Homeopathy in cancer treatment R Kothari, S Rao, S Shivram Krupa Homoeopathists, Mumbai, India

Oncology and homeopathy at the general hospital in Klagenfurt E Pichler Klagenfurt, Austria

PRODUCT FOR REGRESSION OF TUMORS OCCURING IN THE HUMAN BODY (with Homeopathy) Dr. Prasanta Banerji 114A Ashutosh Mukherjee Road, Kolkata-700 025 and 10/3/1 Elgin Road, Kolkata – 700 020 The PB Homeopathic Research Foundation University of Texas and MD Anderson Cancer Center and Huntington Medical Research Institute and US varsity moots tie-up with Kolkata homeopathy clinic

Cancer Free India Homeopathic Research and Treament of AIDS and Tuberculosis Dr. A.B.Dey, Professor of Geriatrics, AIIMS, New Delhi, Dr. B.K.Mohanti, Prof. of Radiation Oncology. Dr. S.D.Pundir, BHMS from Jaipur University AIIMS