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Open Letter to Joe Biden: We Need a Cancer ‘Prevention’ Moonshot

Guest post courtesy Glenn Sabin, FON Consulting

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Dear Vice President Biden:
Your Cancer Moonshot initiative is commendable, with its core goals to make more therapies available to more patients, while supporting improvements to prevent cancer, and detect it earlier.
The core elements of the Cancer Moonshot from a research and drug discovery standpoint are sound, but the overarching framework lacks a critical keystone. Let me explain.
Our continued approach to cancer as a ‘war’ is misguided. Our 40-year-plus tactics have done little to reduce casualties. That’s because of the missing piece of the cancer epidemic puzzle: comprehensive prevention.

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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.

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PODCAST: INTELLIGENT MEDICINE™

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…

Integrative Oncology Breast Cancer Clinical Practice Guidelines Published in JNCI Monographs

This guest post is written by our content partner Glenn Sabin of FON Therapeutics.

The Society for Integrative Oncology has published a first-of-its kind breast cancer clinical practice guidelines in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute Monographs coinciding with the 11th International Conference of the Society for Integrative Oncology held this week in Houston, Texas.

SIO-LogostackedHighRes-01-01-158x300With over 80% of breast cancer patients using some form of integrative cancer therapy following diagnose, these timely guidelines will bring much needed clarity and support to women undergoing active cancer treatment.

Leading integrative oncology investigators from several major NCI-designated comprehensive cancer centers, read more…

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