Recent Integrative Oncology Articles
Turning Cancer Fear and Anxiety on its Head
Cancer remains the scariest and most anxiety-provoking 6-letter word I know. But we now have more tools than ever to proactively and pragmatically approach a diagnosis while better controlling emotions—namely fear and anxiety, which can lead to depression.
[ASCO Guideline] Exercise, Diet, Weight Management ‘During’ Cancer Treatment
How do our lifestyle choices influence active cancer treatment, in terms of helping to mitigate various side effects or otherwise potentiate the efficacy of active treatment itself? New ASCO Guideline aims to inform oncologists to better support their patients.
Improved Breast Cancer Survival Using Integrative Oncology
According to a new study published in the Journal of Oncology, breast cancer patients treated in facilities offering integrative medicine support had better survival outcomes than patients treated in facilities that did not offer complementary treatment options.
Giving Cancer a Chance
A cancer prevention moonshot is nowhere on the horizon. Cancer is given chance after chance after chance. The worst part? Cancer is an insatiable opportunist.
Lee M. Nadler: Cancer’s Nemesis
We met, in 1992, after my local hematologist had the presence of mind to send me to an academic expert for a second opinion. At the time, Lee was considered one of the country’s top physician-investigator experts for CLL, and had recently made full professor at Harvard Medical School—a rarity for a 43-year-old.
How to Choose an Integrative, Holistic Cancer Coach
Professional cancer coaches can vary widely in terms of the type of support offered and their collective experience and expertise. I’ve created the following list, covering core attributes across vital areas of guidance, to consider when selecting an integrative, holistic cancer coach.
Cancer in the Age of Covid-19: Focus on Host Immune Resiliency
Cancer survivors—and especially those actively undergoing treatment—are immunocompromised. But there’s plenty you can do right now to help protect yourself.
Joe Biden’s So-Far Missed Opportunity to Impact Cancer
With the shuttering of Biden Cancer Initiative, there’s a lot to wonder about in regard to Joe Biden’s future as a champion for those affected by cancer’s sinister grip.
Growing Value and Opportunity for Integrative Oncology in Hospital Settings
Listen to Glenn Sabin interviewed on the influential Relentless Health Value podcast on the topic of integrative oncology in hospital and health system settings. Host Stacey Richter and Glenn discuss the growing science supporting integrative oncology and the profound opportunity for hospitals and cancer centers to engage and educate their communities on true cancer prevention focused on smart lifestyle—read: beyond vaccines, colonoscopies, mammograms and early detection.
I Never Let Up. Neither Should You.
I will never let my guard down. It doesn’t mean I am over-the-top nuts (depending on who you ask, naturally), following all that my program comprises, though I am quite disciplined. Put simply, I am serious about maintaining my health, and hope to avoid a relapse, or the possibility of being diagnosed with another disease, be that a secondary cancer or some other condition(s) in the future.