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Unani Medicine for Cancer Care : An Evidence-Based Review

@inproceedings{Uddin2015UnaniMF,
  title={Unani Medicine for Cancer Care : An Evidence-Based Review},
  author={Qamar Uddin and Amanullah and K. M. Siddiqui},
  year={2015}
}
Cancer is a significant global healthcare problem, with an estimated worldwide incidence of 10 million new cases per year, 46% of which are in developed countries. Mortality is high, with >7 million deaths per year. The goal of cancer treatment is first to eradicate the cancer. If this primary goal cannot be accomplished, the therapeutic goal shifts to palliation, the amelioration of symptoms, and preservation of the patient’s quality of life (QOL). In the last two decades, great advances have… Expand

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