VIDEO Which are the approaches of integrative oncologic therapyat 19.03.2021
Each patient is different, and the secondary effects experienced pursuant to classical anti-cancer treatments are different. The integrative oncological approach allows the adjustment of treatment methods depending on sensitivities and needs of each patient.
For instance, secondary effects like pain, nausea, neuropathy and malnutrition may influence the resistance of the body, with the risk of worsening the symptoms which makes impossible the continuation of treatment in some cases. The integrated approach of cancer is conceived to satisfy all needs of patients. Cancer may be treated by conventional methods, such as surgery and chemotherapy, the patients being helped to manage the secondary effects with therapies like nutritional support, administration of nutrients, physiotherapy and psychotherapy.