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Complementary and alternative treatment methods in children with cancer: A population-based retrospective survey on the prevalence of use in Germany.
INTRODUCTION Few studies have been conducted to date on the prevalence of use of complementary and alternative treatment methods (CAMs) in paediatric oncology, and those that have been conducted areExpand
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Specific reverse transcription-PCR quantification of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) splice variants by LightCycler technology.
BACKGROUND Overexpression of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) is associated with increased angiogenesis, growth and invasion in solid tumors, and hematologic malignancies. The expression ofExpand
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Molecular mechanisms of mistletoe plant extract-induced apoptosis in acute lymphoblastic leukemia in vivo and in vitro.
Viscum album (Mistletoe) is one of the most widely used alternative cancer therapies. Aqueous mistletoe extracts (MT) contain the three mistletoe lectins I, II and III as one predominant group ofExpand
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A Natural Combination Extract of Viscum album L. Containing Both Triterpene Acids and Lectins Is Highly Effective against AML In Vivo
Aqueous Viscum album L. extracts are widely used in complementary cancer medicine. Hydrophobic triterpene acids also possess anti-cancer properties, but due to their low solubility they do not occurExpand
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GADD45A and CDKN1A are involved in apoptosis and cell cycle modulatory effects of viscumTT with further inactivation of the STAT3 pathway
ViscumTT, a whole mistletoe preparation, has shown synergistic induction of apoptosis in several pediatric tumor entities. High therapeutic potential has previously been observed in Ewing’s sarcoma,Expand
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Use of Homeopathy in Pediatric Oncology in Germany
Homeopathy is a frequently used complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) treatment. We present results comparing responses of homeopathy users (HUs) and users of other forms of CAM (NHUs) inExpand
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The impact of eurythmy therapy on stress coping strategies and health-related quality of life in healthy, moderately stressed adults.
BACKGROUND 'Stress' and 'health-related quality of life' (HRQoL) are two important theoretical constructs for modern therapy evaluation with clinical relevance. Eurythmy therapy (EYT) is aExpand
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Deletion analysis of p16(INKa) and p15(INKb) in relapsed childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
This study aimed at determining the prevalence of INK4 deletions and their impact on outcome in 125 children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) at first relapse using real-time quantitativeExpand
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Head and neck rhabdomyosarcoma in children: a 20-year retrospective study at a tertiary referral center
ObjectiveThe purpose of this study was to assess rhabdomyosarcomas (RMS) of the head and neck in pediatric patients with regard to clinical presentation, treatment, and survival.MethodsData wereExpand
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Unexpected Course of Nonlinear Cardiac Interbeat Interval Dynamics during Childhood and Adolescence
The fluctuations of the cardiac interbeat series contain rich information because they reflect variations of other functions on different time scales (e.g., respiration or blood pressure control).Expand
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