Keith I Block

Summary

Affiliation: Block Center for Integrative Cancer Care
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Antioxidants and cancer therapy: furthering the debate
    Keith I Block
    Institute for Integrative Cancer Research and Education, Evanston, Illinois 60201, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 3:342-8. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Breaking bad news
    Keith I Block
    Institute for Integrative Cancer Research and Education, 1800 Sherman Ave, Suite 515, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 2:39-62. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint The challenges of randomized trials in integrative cancer care
    Keith I Block
    Block Center for Integrative Cancer Care, 1800 Sherman, Suite 515, Evanston IL 60201, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 3:112-27. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Immune system effects of echinacea, ginseng, and astragalus: a review
    Keith I Block
    Institute for Integrative Cancer Care and Block Center for Integrative Cancer Care, Evanston, Illinois 60201, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 2:247-67. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Integrative tumor board: metastatic renal cell carcinoma: integrative physician's perspective
    Keith I Block
    Medical Director, Block Center for Integrative Cancer Care, 1800 Sherman Ave, Suite 515, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 3:44-6. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Clinical corner: herb-drug interactions in cancer chemotherapy: theoretical concerns regarding drug metabolizing enzymes
    Keith I Block
    Block Center for Integrative Cancer Care, 1800 Sherman, Suite 515, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 1:83-9. 2002
  7. doi request reprint Survival impact of integrative cancer care in advanced metastatic breast cancer
    Keith I Block
    Block Center for Integrative Cancer Treatment, Evanston, Illinois 60201, USA
    Breast J 15:357-66. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Impact of antioxidant supplementation on chemotherapeutic toxicity: a systematic review of the evidence from randomized controlled trials
    Keith I Block
    Institute for Integrative Cancer Research and Education, Suite 350, Evanston, IL, USA
    Int J Cancer 123:1227-39. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Integrative tumor board: recently diagnosed lung cancer
    Michael De La Torre
    Block Center for Integrative Cancer Care, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 1:246-65. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Integrative tumor board: colon cancer with liver metastases: case presentation
    Jennifer R Schmaltz
    Block Center for Integrative Cancer Care, 1800 Sherman, Suite 515, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 2:166-198. 2003

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Publications61

  1. ncbi request reprint Antioxidants and cancer therapy: furthering the debate
    Keith I Block
    Institute for Integrative Cancer Research and Education, Evanston, Illinois 60201, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 3:342-8. 2004
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Breaking bad news
    Keith I Block
    Institute for Integrative Cancer Research and Education, 1800 Sherman Ave, Suite 515, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 2:39-62. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint The challenges of randomized trials in integrative cancer care
    Keith I Block
    Block Center for Integrative Cancer Care, 1800 Sherman, Suite 515, Evanston IL 60201, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 3:112-27. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Immune system effects of echinacea, ginseng, and astragalus: a review
    Keith I Block
    Institute for Integrative Cancer Care and Block Center for Integrative Cancer Care, Evanston, Illinois 60201, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 2:247-67. 2003
    ..Although the margin of safety for these herbs is large, more research is needed to demonstrate the clear value of using herbs to improve resistance to infections...
  5. ncbi request reprint Integrative tumor board: metastatic renal cell carcinoma: integrative physician's perspective
    Keith I Block
    Medical Director, Block Center for Integrative Cancer Care, 1800 Sherman Ave, Suite 515, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 3:44-6. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Clinical corner: herb-drug interactions in cancer chemotherapy: theoretical concerns regarding drug metabolizing enzymes
    Keith I Block
    Block Center for Integrative Cancer Care, 1800 Sherman, Suite 515, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 1:83-9. 2002
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Survival impact of integrative cancer care in advanced metastatic breast cancer
    Keith I Block
    Block Center for Integrative Cancer Treatment, Evanston, Illinois 60201, USA
    Breast J 15:357-66. 2009
    ..Further research to evaluate the impact of integrative breast cancer treatment on survival is warranted...
  8. doi request reprint Impact of antioxidant supplementation on chemotherapeutic toxicity: a systematic review of the evidence from randomized controlled trials
    Keith I Block
    Institute for Integrative Cancer Research and Education, Suite 350, Evanston, IL, USA
    Int J Cancer 123:1227-39. 2008
    ..However, well-designed studies evaluating larger populations of patients given specific antioxidants defined by dose and schedule relative to chemotherapy are warranted...
  9. ncbi request reprint Integrative tumor board: recently diagnosed lung cancer
    Michael De La Torre
    Block Center for Integrative Cancer Care, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 1:246-65. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Integrative tumor board: colon cancer with liver metastases: case presentation
    Jennifer R Schmaltz
    Block Center for Integrative Cancer Care, 1800 Sherman, Suite 515, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 2:166-198. 2003
  11. ncbi request reprint Mega-dose vitamin and mineral therapy in breast cancer: a clinician's perspective
    Keith I Block
    Block Center for Integrative Cancer Care, Evanston, Illinois University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
    Integr Cancer Ther 2:163-5. 2003
  12. ncbi request reprint Vitamin C in alternative cancer treatment: historical background
    Keith I Block
    Block Center for Integrative Cancer Care, Evanston, Illinois 60201, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 2:147-54. 2003
    ..Controversy about these trials still persists, however, in the alternative cancer community...
  13. ncbi request reprint Mega-dose vitamins and breast cancer
    Keith I Block
    Block Center for Integrative Cancer Care, Evanston, Illinois 60201, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 2:145-6. 2003
  14. ncbi request reprint Integrative tumor board: metastatic breast cancer
    Amanda Koch
    Block Center for Integrative Cancer Treatment, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 5:373-90. 2006
  15. ncbi request reprint Integrative tumor board: Esophageal cancer
    Michael De La Torre
    Block Center for Integrative Cancer Care, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 1:44-66. 2002
  16. doi request reprint Making circadian cancer therapy practical
    Keith I Block
    Block Center for Integrative Cancer Treatment, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 8:371-86. 2009
    ..Integrating all the above treatment modalities has the potential to improve both the quality of life and disease outcomes in cancer patients...
  17. ncbi request reprint Commentary: the pharmacological antioxidant amifostine -- implications of recent research for integrative cancer care
    Keith I Block
    Block Center for Integrative Cancer Care, Evanston, Illinois 60201, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 4:329-51. 2005
    ..The authors discuss the implications of this research for patient populations seen in integrative cancer care centers and for research on phytochemical antioxidants such as vitamins and carotenoids...
  18. ncbi request reprint Point-counterpoint: using clinical trials for the evaluation of integrative cancer therapies
    Keith I Block
    Block Center for Integrative Cancer Care, Evanston, Illinois 60201, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 3:66-81. 2004
  19. ncbi request reprint Integrative tumor board: Recurrent lymphoma
    April Yuning Feng
    Block Center for Integrative Cancer Care, 1800 Sherman, Suite 515, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 3:238-56. 2004
  20. ncbi request reprint Integrative tumor board: transitional cell carcinoma of the bladder
    April Yuning Feng
    Block Center for Integrative Cancer Care, 1800 Sherman Suite 515, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 4:48-64. 2005
  21. ncbi request reprint Impact of antioxidant supplementation on chemotherapeutic efficacy: a systematic review of the evidence from randomized controlled trials
    Keith I Block
    Institute for Integrative Cancer Research and Education, 1800 Sherman Avenue, Suite 350, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Cancer Treat Rev 33:407-18. 2007
    ..The objective of this study is to systematically review the literature in order to compile results from randomized trials that evaluate concurrent use of antioxidants with chemotherapy...
  22. ncbi request reprint The demise of the super-aspirins: an opportunity for integrative medicine?
    Keith I Block
    Block Center for Integrative, Cancer Care, 1800 Sherman, Suite 515, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 4:5-7. 2005
    ..Clinical studies for evaluating these interventions, and research on sustainable production of those that are natural substances, should be given greater funding priority at this time...
  23. ncbi request reprint Integrative tumor board: Advanced breast cancer
    Victoria Kut
    Block Center for Integrative Cancer Care, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 1:179-214. 2002
  24. ncbi request reprint Integrative tumor board: recurrent breast cancer or new primary? Integrative physician's perspective
    Keith I Block
    Block Center for Integrative Cancer Care, 1800 Sherman Ave, Suite 515, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 2:301-5. 2003
  25. ncbi request reprint The role of optimal healing environments in patients undergoing cancer treatment: clinical research protocol guidelines
    Keith I Block
    Block Medical Center, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 10:S157-70. 2004
    ..Based on the authors' clinical experience, an OHE for patients with cancer is described and suggestions for meaningful research are identified...
  26. ncbi request reprint Safety and efficacy of herbal sedatives in cancer care
    Keith I Block
    Block Center for Integrative Cancer Care, Evanston, Illinois 60201, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 3:128-48. 2004
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Toward a core nutraceutical program for cancer management
    Mark F McCarty
    Block Center for Integrative Cancer Care, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 5:150-71. 2006
    ..It would be of interest to test this program in nude mouse xenograft models...
  28. ncbi request reprint Point-counterpoint: soy intake for breast cancer patients
    Keith I Block
    Block Center for Integrative Cancer Care, 1800 Sherman, Suite 515, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 1:90-100. 2002
  29. ncbi request reprint Point-counterpoint: the immune system in cancer
    Keith I Block
    Block Center for Integrative Cancer Care, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 1:294-316. 2002
  30. ncbi request reprint Multifocal angiostatic therapy: an update
    Mark F McCarty
    Block Center for Integrative Cancer Care, Evanston, Illinois 60201, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 4:301-14. 2005
    ..The potential complementary of the components of MAT should be assessed in nude mouse xenograft models...
  31. ncbi request reprint Preadministration of high-dose salicylates, suppressors of NF-kappaB activation, may increase the chemosensitivity of many cancers: an example of proapoptotic signal modulation therapy
    Mark F McCarty
    Block Center for Integrative Cancer Care, Evanston, Illinois 60201, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 5:252-68. 2006
    ..These strategies may also have potential as adjuvants to metronomic chemotherapy, which seeks to suppress angio-genesis by targeting cycling endothelial cells in tumors...
  32. ncbi request reprint Chronomodulated chemotherapy: clinical value and possibilities for dissemination in the United States
    Keith I Block
    Institute for Integrative Cancer Care and Block Medical Center, Evanston, Illinois, USA
    Chronobiol Int 19:275-87. 2002
    ..Under the current method of insurance reimbursement, the advancement of chronotherapy in the United States is threatened despite evidence that such treatment is both therapeutically sound and cost-effective...
  33. ncbi request reprint Cancer, the mind, and the problem of self-blame
    Keith I Block
    Integrative Cancer Care, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 5:122-30. 2006
  34. ncbi request reprint Integrative tumor board: glioblastoma multiforme
    Sachin Dixit
    Block Center for Integrative Cancer Care, 1800 Sherman Ave, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 3:149-72. 2004
  35. ncbi request reprint Integrative tumor board: recurrence of ovarian cancer
    John V Knaus
    St Francis Hospital, Evanston, IL 60202, USA
    Integr Cancer Ther 1:392-416. 2002
  36. ncbi request reprint Integrative Tumor Board: cholangicocarcinoma
    April Yuning Feng
    Integr Cancer Ther 5:131-49. 2006
  37. ncbi request reprint Pain, depression, and fatigue in cancer
    Keith I Block
    Integr Cancer Ther 1:323-6. 2002
  38. ncbi request reprint Integrative tumor board: recently diagnosed prostate cancer
    Mark J Schacht
    Integr Cancer Ther 2:63-90. 2003
  39. ncbi request reprint A step in the right direction
    Keith I Block
    Integr Cancer Ther 6:205-7. 2007
  40. ncbi request reprint On models for integrative medical practice
    Keith I Block
    Integr Cancer Ther 6:309-12. 2007
  41. doi request reprint Cancer's impact on social roles
    Keith I Block
    Integr Cancer Ther 7:3-4. 2008
  42. doi request reprint Pancreatic cancer
    Charlotte Gyllenhaal
    Integr Cancer Ther 7:103-13. 2008
  43. ncbi request reprint Why integrative therapies?
    Keith I Block
    Integr Cancer Ther 5:3-6. 2006
  44. ncbi request reprint Multiple molecular targets in oncology and integrative care
    Keith I Block
    Integr Cancer Ther 2:209-11. 2003
  45. ncbi request reprint Antioxidants in the news
    Keith I Block
    Integr Cancer Ther 4:271-3. 2005
  46. ncbi request reprint Panax ginseng: a role in cancer therapy?
    Yuan S Chang
    School of Pharmacy, China Medical College, Taichung, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Integr Cancer Ther 2:13-33. 2003
    ..Cancer patients may empirically find ginseng to be useful when they are fatigued, although clinical trials should be conducted to confirm its benefits...
  47. ncbi request reprint Integrative cancer care and the art of medicine
    Keith I Block
    Integr Cancer Ther 2:3-4. 2003
  48. ncbi request reprint Timing is everything
    Keith I Block
    Integr Cancer Ther 2:103-4. 2003
  49. ncbi request reprint Editorial: just in cases
    Keith I Block
    Integr Cancer Ther 6:5-7. 2007
  50. doi request reprint An antioxidant turnabout
    Keith I Block
    Integr Cancer Ther 7:59-61. 2008
  51. doi request reprint Cardiac glycosides as novel cancer therapeutic agents
    Robert A Newman
    Department of Experimental Therapeutics and Pharmaceutical Development Center, University of Texas, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77054, USA
    Mol Interv 8:36-49. 2008
    ..This review focuses on recent findings on cellular pharmacology of cardiac glycosides as they relate to treatment of human cancer and attempts to explain why these agents have been overlooked in the past...
  52. ncbi request reprint "Top of the hierarchy" evidence for integrative medicine: what are the best strategies?
    Keith I Block
    Integr Cancer Ther 5:277-81. 2006
  53. ncbi request reprint Recapturing the Patient's Voice
    Keith I Block
    Integr Cancer Ther 4:107-9. 2005
  54. ncbi request reprint Challenges of complementary and alternative medicine research
    Keith I Block
    Integr Cancer Ther 4:207-9. 2005
  55. ncbi request reprint Antineoplastons and the challenges of research in integrative care
    Keith I Block
    Integr Cancer Ther 3:3-4. 2004
  56. ncbi request reprint A tale of 2 studies: diet and breast cancer
    Keith I Block
    Integr Cancer Ther 5:95-7. 2006
  57. ncbi request reprint Editorial: On psycho-oncology, lycopene and the Noni fruit
    Keith I Block
    Integr Cancer Ther 1:107-9. 2002
  58. ncbi request reprint Editorial: Looking beyond the obvious
    Keith I Block
    Integr Cancer Ther 1:227-8. 2002
  59. ncbi request reprint Editorial: Integrative cancer treatment in the 21st century
    Keith I Block
    Integr Cancer Ther 1:3-6. 2002
  60. ncbi request reprint Inflammation, COX-2 inhibitors, and cancer
    Keith I Block
    Integr Cancer Ther 4:3-4. 2005
  61. ncbi request reprint Optimal healing environments and integrative cancer therapy
    Keith I Block
    Integr Cancer Ther 3:95-7. 2004