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Session Eleven: Integrative Oncology: What It Can Do in Cancer Prevention and Cancer Care
Many types of cancer are life style related diseases. Exposure to harmful elements and diet are strongly linked to incidence of certain types of cancer. The level of physical activities, stress, sleep and circadian cycles also may play a role. Integrative medicine promotes a healthy life style that is nurturing to the body, rather than undermining it, and thus helps promote prevention of cancer and cancer recurrence. In this webinar, Dr. Gary Deng will review the current knowledge base of the role of nutrition, physical activities, stress reduction and natural products in preventive cancer care and discuss how to apply the integrative medicine approach in this setting.
Gary Deng, MD, PhD
Interim Chief, Integrative Medicine Service
Associate Member/Attending Physician
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Dr. Deng is Interim Chief of the Integrative Medicine Service and an Associate Member/Attending Physician at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York. His clinical expertise is in cancer supportive care and an evidence-based approach to integrative medicine and its applications in oncology. Dr. Deng has taken a leadership role in this emerging and evolving field, including as principal investigator of NIH funded research projects on acupuncture, yoga and botanical agents. He also is lead author of several publications, including an overview of integrative oncology published in Nature Review Clinical Oncology, a paper on integrative medicine research commissioned by the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences, the first integrative oncology clinical practice guidelines adopted by a national medical association, and numerous textbook chapters, reviews and publications of clinical trial data. Dr. Deng is frequently invited to give lectures internationally, review manuscripts for professional journals, and peer-review grant applications in his field of expertise. Dr. Deng received his medical degree from Beijing Medical University, China, and his PhD degree in Microbiology and Immunology from University of Miami, Florida. He completed his clinical training at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and research training at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Deng is a member of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Research Council and Institutional Review Board, and a past president of the Society for Integrative Oncology.
Jennifer Trask, PharmD, ND
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August 14, 2014, through September 30, 2016. Original release date: August 14, 2014
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