Integrative Approaches to Brain Cancer Survivorship
World-renowned integrative oncology expert and author of Integrative Oncology, Donald Abrams, MD offers this 3-part seminar series to those with a brain tumor diagnosis who seek guidance on living their healthiest life possible. Sessions involve group instruction and individual consultation on cancer nutrition, plant therapies and non-traditional medicine for cognition and fatigue, and are offered regularly throughout the year.
The Anti-Cancer Diet
Dr. Abrams will offer some recommended foods, herbs and supplements that can be useful for boosting the effectiveness of conventional therapies and countering some of the distressing side effects. The pros and cons of the ketogenic diet will also be discussed.
Using Nature to Heal
Plants have been used for thousands of years to prevent and cure diseases. Dr. Abrams will review what we know and don’t know about botanical therapies and medical cannabis.
Beyond Traditional Medicine
When should you consider complementary and alternative therapies, mind-body interventions, botanical therapies, and Traditional Chinese Medicine? What are they, and what might they offer for fatigue and cognition?
UCSF Neuro-Oncologist Nicholas Butowski, MD discusses the importance of a healthy lifestyle for brain tumor patients.
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