The goals of integrative oncology are to reduce the side effects of conventional treatment, to improve cancer symptoms, to enhance emotional health, to improve quality of life, and sometimes to enhance the effect of conventional treatments.
Dr Donald Abrams, one of my faculty for integrative oncology, explains this another way. He says, "cancer is like a weed. The oncologist's job is to kill the weed. My job is to tend to the garden to make it as inhospitable as possible to the growth and spread of the weed."
Patients diagnosed with cancer often want to know, "what should I eat?, should I take supplements?" I will partner with your oncologist to give you recommendations during and after your treatments.
If you have a cancer history, I can work with you on ways to reduce the risk of recurrence and improve your overall health.