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 Traditional Chinese Medicine: Chinese Medicine and Cancer 
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1. Carl Sherman, "Folk Remedies That Really Work,. Prevention, August 1979, p. 108.
2. Subhuti Dharmananda, Chinese Herbal Therapies for Immune Disorders (Portland, OR: Institute for Traditional Medicine, 1988), pp. 9-25.
3. Hong-Yen Hsu, Treating Cancer With Chinese Herbs (Long Beach, CA: Oriental Healing Arts Institute, 1982), p. viii
4. Zhang Dai-zhao, The Treatment of Cancer by Integrated Chinese-Western Medicine (Boulder, CO: Blue Poppy Press, 1989), pp. 126-127.
5. Ibid, p. vi. 6. David Eisenberg with Thomas Lee Wright, Encounters With Qi: Exploring Chinese Medicine (New York: Penguin Books, 1987), p. 134.
7. Dharmananda, op. cit., p. 10; and Paul Bergner, "Botanical Medicine," The Nutrition and Dietary Consultant, April 1988.
8. John Heinerman, The Treatment of Cancer With Herbs (Orem, UT: Bi-World Publishers, 1984), p. 110.
9. Hong-Yen Hsu, op. cit.; Y.K. Hsieh, Anti-Cancer Chinese Herbs (Hong Kong Hsing Hua Books, 1977); and Chinese Anti-Cancer Herb Research Center, A Collection of Chinese Anti-Cancer Formulas (Taichung, China: China Medical College, 1975)
10 Paul Dong and Aristide H.Esser, Chi Gong The Ancient Chinese Way to Heath (New York: Paragon House, 1990), p. 85.
11. Ibid., pp. 86-87.
12. Wang Chong-xing et al., in First World Conference for Academic Exchange of Medical Qi Gong, 1988, p. 85
13. Roger Jahnke, "The Most Profound Medicine, Part II: Physiological Mechanisms Operating in the Human System During the Practice of Qigong and Yoga/Pranayama," Townsend Letter for Doctors, February-March 1991, p. 126.
14. Dong, op. cit, p. 95.
15. Ibid., p. 97.
16. Xie Huan-zhang, The Scientific Basis of Chi Gong (Beijing Beijing Institute of Technology, 1985).
17. S.K. Kaneko, "Acupuncture Therapy for Leukemia," Journal of the Japan Acupuncture and Moxibustion Association, vol. 25, no. 2, May 1976, pp. 47-50.
18. M. Brown et al., "The Effect of Acupuncture on White Cell Counts," American Journal of Chinese Medicine, vol. 2, no. 4, 1974, pp. 383-398; and T. Craciun et al., "Neuro-Humoral Modification After Acupuncture," American Journal of Acupuncture, vol. l, April 1973, pp. 67-70.
19 Y. Kurono et al, "Effects of Electrical Acupuncture on the Human Immune System (III),Journal of the Japan Society of Acupuncture, vol. 33, no. 1, September 1983, pp. 112-117
20 Y. Kurono, ~"The Influence of Acupuncture on the Immune System in the Human Body," Journal of the Japan Acupuncture and Moxibustion Society, vol. 29, no. 2, 1980, pp. 22-27.
21. Eisenberg and Wright, op. cit., pp. 68-77.
22. Robert Becker and Gary Selden, The Body Electric (New York: William Morrow, 1985), p. 236.



Health Action Clinic
Roger Jahnke, L.Ac., O.M.D.
19 East Mission Street
Suite 102
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Phone: 805-682-3230

For further information on Oriental medicine.

Quan Yin Healing Arts Center
1748 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
Phone: 415-861-4964

For referrals to local practitioners of Oriental medicine as well as a training program for health professionals in the treatment of AIDS and HIV infection.

Oriental Healing Arts Institute
1945 Palo Verde Avenue
Suite 208
Long Beach, CA 90815
Phone: 213-431-3544

For further information on Oriental medicine.

American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine
455 Arkansas Street
San Francisco, CA 94107
Phone: 415-282-7600

For further information on Oriental medicine.

American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
c/o National Acupuncture Headquarters
1424 16th Street, Northwest
Suite 501
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-265-2287

For further information on Oriental medicine and acupuncture.

American Academy of Medical Acupuncture
2520 Milvia Street
Berkeley, CA 94704
Phone: 415-841-7600

For further information on acupuncture.

Traditional Acupuncture Institute
American City Building
Suite 100
Columbia, MD 21044
Phone: 301-9974888

For further information on acupuncture.

Institute for Traditional Medicine
2442 Southeast Sherman
Portland, OR 97214
Phone: 503-233-4907

For further information on Fu Zhen therapy and herbal healing.

Reading Material

Chinese Herbal Therapies for Immune Disorders, by Subhuti Dharmananda, Ph.D., Institute for Traditional Medicine (2017 Southeast Hawthorne, Portland, OR 97214; 503-233-4907), 1988. Between Heaven and Earth: A Guide to Chinese Medicine, by Harriet Beinfield, L.Ac., and Efrem Korngold, L.Ac., O.M.D., Ballantine Books (201 East 50th Street, New York, NY 10022; 800-6384460), 1991. The Web That Has No Weaver: Understanding Chinese Medicine, by Ted J. Kaptchak, O.M.D., Congdon and Weed (298 Fifth Avenue, Seventh Floor, New York, NY 10001; 212-736-4883), 1983.

From Options: The Alternative Cancer Therapy Book by Richard Walters, © 1992. Published by Avery Publishing, New York. For personal use only; neither the digital nor printed copy may be copied or sold. Reproduced by permission.

From Options: The Alternative Cancer Therapy Book by Richard Walters, © 1992. Published by Avery Publishing, New York. For personal use only; neither the digital nor printed copy may be copied or sold. Reproduced by permission.

(Excerpted from Options: The Alternative Cancer Therapy Book ISBN: 0895295105)
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