Integrative oncology is really a patient, non-tumor centric treatment protocol. It leverages the benefits of many disciplines such as yoga, traditional Chinese medicine and exercise, working in conjunction with conventional medicine. The following video by Dr Lise Alschuler shares how herbal medicine fits into this model, particularly as it relates to breast cancer.
About the speaker: Lise Alschuler, ND, FABNO
Dr Lise Alschuler is a naturopathic doctor with board certification in naturopathic oncology and has been practicing since 1994. She is past-president of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians and a founding and current president of the Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians. She maintains a naturopathic oncology part-time practice out of Naturopathic Specialists, based in Scottsdale, Arizona. Previously, she was the department head of naturopathic medicine at Midwestern Regional Medical Center. In September of 2000, Dr. Alschuler was named by Seattle Magazine as one of Seattle’s Top Doctors.
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