Medicinal Mushrooms – Support and Safety During Breast Cancer

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.

Mushrooms have a long history of use in Traditional Chinese Medicine. In Japan, PSK, which is derived from mushrooms is routinely prescribed during and after radiation and chemotherapy to cancer patients. The Japanese National Health Registry approves it as a cancer therapy. We invite you to discover more about the support and safety of medicinal mushrooms in the following video by Dr Lise Alschuler.

Author: 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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