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Dr Jeffrey Bland: Is Genomics the Future of Cancer Care?

Many aspects of cancer treatment today are beginning to take a more holistic approach to treatment. In this fourth installment of the Functional Medicine & Genomics series, Dr. Jeffrey Bland discusses recent innovations in cancer treatment, and looks at this complex category of diseases from the perspective of genomics.

Including several additional resources, including audio interviews with Thomas Brown, MD, MBA, of the Swedish Cancer Institute, and Michael Fenech, PhD, CSIRO, of Human Nutrition, Australia.

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Integrative Therapeutics: Resources to Support Thriving Patients

WEBINAR: Naturopathic Pearls for Cancer Survivorship, Moving Survivors to Thrivers.

Wednesday, May 13

This presentation, presented by Dr. Lise Alschuler and Dr. Tina Kaczor through CNDA will review the fundamentals for supporting key pathways for optimal wellness for cancer survivors. Specifically, we will present evidence-informed, oncology-specific strategies to address common after-effects of conventional treatment such as fatigue, peripheral neuropathy, chemobrain and insomnia.




Dr. Hoffman has a conversation with Dr. Lise Alschuler on the role of specialized care within naturopathic medicine and integrative care.

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An Integrative Practitioner’s Thoughts on ‘Cancer: Emperor of all Maladies’

Post courtesy of content partner Glenn Sabin of FON Consulting.

PBS-series-on-Cancer-e1429923403828As a 24-year cancer survivor I watched Cancer: Emperor of all Maladies with mixed emotions. From this patient’s perspective, the film is all about the ‘tumor’ and treats the host, aka the patient, as almost an irrelevant, disconnected entity.

Ken Burns is the preeminent documentarian of our time. His own mother succumbed to metastatic breast cancer when he was only 11. His latest work, Cancer, produced by Barak Goodman and based on Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee’s book, has been watched by over 130 million people and should be required viewing by read more…

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Myth Busting: BHRT and Cancer Risk

Provided courtesy of our content partners, Labrix Clinical Services, LLC

Sorting through the facts relating to hormone replacement can be cumbersome and confusing to patients as well as practitioners. More than a decade has passed since the halting of the CEE/progestin arm of the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI), and there has been little clarification on the subject from mainstream medical sources. There are however, several glaring misconceptions relating to bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT), especially as it relates to cancer risk, which should be cleared up.

1: Mind your ‘P’s: Progestins, progestagens and progesterone

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