Integrative oncology facilitates cancer treatment and recovery through use of diet and complementary therapeutic options including physical exercise, nutritional supplementation, botanical products, mind-body therapies, acupuncture, massage therapy and more. The options are strategically combined with conventional medical care, including chemotherapy, radiation therapy, surgery and targeted agents informed by genomic and molecular diagnostics.
The 10th International Conference of the Society for Integrative Oncology is presented in association with the University of British Columbia School of Medicine Department of Continuing Medical Education and the UBC School of Nursing. Conference presentations will include topics on physical activity; cancer prevention and survivorship; cannabis in the treatment and management of cancer and related side effects; chemoprevention through natural health products and advances in nutrition therapy, as well as a discussion on the top 10 nutritional supplements for integrating into cancer care.
SIO is the leading worldwide organization dedicated to integrative medicine specific to cancer patients. It is a non-profit, multi-disciplinary organization founded in 2003, with a mission to advance evidence-based, comprehensive, integrative healthcare to improve the lives of people affected by cancer.
For more information or to register for the conference, visit our website integrativeonc.org, or contact the SIO at 347-676-1746.
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