Addressing Cancer Pain with Complementary Methods (Part 1)

Posted April 7th, 2023

By Carter Moss, MSW Student Cancer pain management often involves a multidisciplinary approach that combines traditional medical interventions with complementary therapies. In this two-part blog series, you will learn more about factors that may contribute to pain and some ways to “turn down the volume” of the pain you are feeling. Pain is a complex […]

Integrative Medicine: It’s Just Good Practice

Posted March 23rd, 2017

Integrating conventional, allopathic medicine with evidence-based eastern medicines supports whole person health. We invite you to listen as Dr Georgia Tetlow, Integrative Physician, shares how she uses therapies such as physical exercise, acupuncture and meditation to support her patients and their particular symptoms during every phase of treatment and beyond on a physical, emotional and […]

The Role that Food Can Play in Our Lives

Posted November 1st, 2016

Having a good, healthy connection with food can lead to a good, healthy connection with life that supports the whole person. We invite you to listen as Rebecca Katz, Culinary Nutritionist and author of The Cancer Fighting Kitchen, explains that what we eat can do all sorts of things for our body – in the […]

Benefits of Medicinal Mushrooms

Posted July 6th, 2016

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. Medicinal mushrooms have been used in Chinese medicine for thousands of years. Among their many benefits, they are a powerful tool to stimulate cancer […]

16 Tips for Managing Stress and Preventing Burnout

Posted January 14th, 2016

We all experience stress at one time or another in life. Whether it’s from work, juggling too many things at home, relationship issues, environmental stress or other. Perhaps we let our minds go to places that create internal stresses. No matter what it is from, too much stress can lead to disease. It’s a brand […]

Oncology Massage: Supporting Cancer Patients

Posted October 28th, 2015

Massage is actually a healthcare intervention.  For cancer patients who have had surgery or lymph nodes removed, or are going through chemo or radiation, there are limitations and safety considerations with massage. Massage therapists with additional training in oncology massage have an informed understanding of cancer and how it can affect the human body; the […]

OncoLink Blogs: homeopathy

Homeopathy: What You Should Know

Posted July 22nd, 2015

Homeopathy is a system of medicine formulated over 200 years ago that employs very dilute substances to treat the root causes of disease, not just symptoms.

Fern Nibauer-Cohen

Getting Back to the Basics: Yoga for All

Posted February 24th, 2014

There is a tremendous value to incorporating acts of “simplicity” during the course of the day. Many people hear the word “yoga” and shy away from the practice thinking they will be asked to bend and move into complicated shapes that are acrobatic and unnatural.