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The concept of integrative cancer treatment which is combining conventional therapies with selected complementary therapies has found Mistletoe therapy a force to reckon with. Mistletoe Therapy has occupied a significant space in the field of integrative oncology.
The benefits of mistletoe therapy, for cancer patients, are:
- Improvement in the tolerability of conventional treatments;
- Improvement in the quality of life of cancer patients;
- Increase of patients’ compliance through reduced side effects of conventional cancer therapies.
Mistletoe extracts are of proven efficacy in various cancer types and improving the quality of life of cancer patients (such as: fatigue, pain, loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, and insomnia).
Mistletoe therapy, for cancer patients, improves the tolerability of conventional oncological therapies such as chemotherapy and radiotherapy.
Several high quality studies have unbiasly shown the importance of mistletoe therapy for the improvement of quality of life, immune function and tolerability in patients undergoing Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy.
Distinct non-fermented aqueous extracts of fresh mistletoe are available from the three subspecies of Viscum album:
- Viscum album subspecies abietis, which grows on fir trees;
- Viscum album subspecies album, which grows on deciduous tree, e.g. apple trees;
- Viscum album subspecies austriacum, which grows on pine trees.
The bioactive substances of mistletoe extracts are loaded with various pharmacological effects, which includes:
- DNA protection;
- Release of ß-endorphin;
- Cytotoxic effect on tumor cells;
- Inhibition of angiogenesis.
Before undergoing infusion therapy, it's important to ask your doctor or healthcare provider several questions to ensure that you are well-prepared and that the procedure goes smoothly.
Here are some questions you might consider asking:
- What specific medication or solution will be used in the infusion?
- How long will the infusion session take?
- Are there any special instructions I need to follow before the infusion?
- Should I eat or drink anything before the procedure?
- What are the potential side effects or risks associated with this therapy?
- Could you explain the process of the infusion to me?
- How can I contact medical staff if I have questions or issues during or after the infusion?
- Do I have any known medications or allergies that could affect this procedure?
- Could this therapy interact with any other medications I'm currently taking?
- What symptoms or side effects should I report after the infusion?
- How often will I need to receive this therapy?
- Are there any tests I need to have before or after the infusion?
- What are the expected benefits of this infusion therapy?
- Are there any dietary or activity restrictions I should follow before or after the infusion?
- How will I know if the infusion therapy is working for me?
- Is there any additional information or resources you can provide to help me understand this therapy better?
These questions can help you gain a clearer understanding of the infusion therapy, its purpose, and what to expect.