Integrating Osteopathic Philosophy in Cancer Care.

Integrating Osteopathic Philosophy in Cancer Care. J Am Osteopath Assoc. 2019 Jun 01;119(6):391-394 Authors: Brown ZJ, Martin SP, Carman R Abstract Recent breakthroughs in the fields of genomics and biology have resulted in a better understanding of diseases and their underlying biology. New targeted and immune-based therapies take advantage of these new discoveries to treat the patient individually. This scientific revolution toward personalized medicine reflects osteopathic medicine's emphasis on patient-centered care and its tenets, which go against the "one-size-fits-all" approach. The authors discuss the importance of applying osteopathic philosophy to the delivery of patient-directed cancer care revolutionized by scientific advances. PMID: 31135867 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Journal of the American Osteopathic Association - Category: Complementary Medicine Tags: J Am Osteopath Assoc Source Type: research

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