I finally found out what integrative cancer therapy is … IT'S A CONFIDENCE TRICK!
As you know, I have repeatedly written about integrative cancer therapy (ICT). Yet, to be honest, I was never entirely sure what it really is; it just did not make sense - not until I saw this announcement. It left little doubt about the nature of ICT. As it is in German, allow me to translate it for you [the numbers added to the text refer to my comments below]: ICT is a method of treatment that views humans holistically [1]. The approach is characterised by a synergistic application (integration) of all conventional [the actual term used is a derogatory term coined by Hahnemann to denounce the prevailing medicine of his time], immunological, biological and psychological insights [2]. In this spirit, also personal needs and subjective experiences of disease are accounted for [3]. The aim of this special approach is to offer cancer patients an individualised, interdisciplinary treatment [4]. Besides surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy, ICT also includes hormone therapy, hyperthermia