Recent Integrative Oncology Articles


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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.


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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.


How to be a Horrible Host to Cancer: A Reading List

Being a horrible host to cancer means making it as uncomfortable as possible for the unwanted visitor to hang out, to grow, to take control of your ‘home’—your host environment. Here’s a reading list to get you on your way.


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What Makes Exceptional Cancer Patients Exceptional?

Glenn explores the phenomena of cancer outliers, exceptional responders and radical remissions in the age of precision medicine, biomedical informatics and integrative oncology.


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Does ‘Complementary Medicine’ in Cancer Care Cause Early Death?

A recently published paper in the esteemed JAMA Oncology triggered dire headlines, including this one in The New York Times:
“People who used herbs, acupuncture and other complementary treatments tended to die earlier than those who didn’t.”
Really? Is this true?