28 episodes

Welcome to Integrative Oncology Talk, where we discuss the latest science and opinions from leading voices in integrative oncology. Integrative oncology utilizes complementary therapies and lifestyle strategies to help those affected by cancer, using personalized approaches and evidence-based recommendations. Dr. Santosh Rao, a medical oncologist and integrative oncologist, hosts this podcast, with support from the Society for Integrative Oncology, an international multidisciplinary organization whose mission is to advance the science and education of integrative oncology worldwide.

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Integrative Oncology Talk Santosh Rao

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    • 4.9 • 11 Ratings

Welcome to Integrative Oncology Talk, where we discuss the latest science and opinions from leading voices in integrative oncology. Integrative oncology utilizes complementary therapies and lifestyle strategies to help those affected by cancer, using personalized approaches and evidence-based recommendations. Dr. Santosh Rao, a medical oncologist and integrative oncologist, hosts this podcast, with support from the Society for Integrative Oncology, an international multidisciplinary organization whose mission is to advance the science and education of integrative oncology worldwide.

Follow along with us on Facebook!
https://www.facebook.com/intonc/

You can reach the show with questions and/or suggestions at: integrativeoncologytalk@gmail.com

    The Microbiome – Dr. Jennifer McQuade

    The Microbiome – Dr. Jennifer McQuade

    In this podcast, we discuss the microbiome, how the microbiome has an effect on health, and how changes to the microbiome can effect cancer and responses to therapy. This is a rapidly evolving area of study.

    Dr. Jennifer Mcqaude is a Physician Scientist and Assistant Professor in Melanoma Medical Oncology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Her research focuses on lifestyle factors and their influence on melanoma biology, the anti-tumor immune response, as well as studies of integrative therapies for symptom control in cancer. Dr. McQaude also holds a Master’s degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine, which she obtained during her time in China as a Fullbright Fellow.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    The Microbiome – Dr. Jennifer McQuade

    The Microbiome – Dr. Jennifer McQuade

    In this podcast, we discuss the microbiome, how the microbiome has an effect on health, and how changes to the microbiome can effect cancer and responses to therapy. This is a rapidly evolving area of study.

    Dr. Jennifer Mcqaude is a Physician Scientist and Assistant Professor in Melanoma Medical Oncology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Her research focuses on lifestyle factors and their influence on melanoma biology, the anti-tumor immune response, as well as studies of integrative therapies for symptom control in cancer. Dr. McQaude also holds a Master’s degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine, which she obtained during her time in China as a Fullbright Fellow.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Supportive Oncology with Dr. Richard Berman

    Supportive Oncology with Dr. Richard Berman

    A conversation about the emerging field of Supportive Oncology with one of the pioneers: The focus of this podcast will be on the intersection integrative oncology and supportive care .The reality: many centres, ours included are seeing integrative oncology/integrative medicine as part of supportive care . As Dr Berman and colleagues lead the way in the UK with the UKASCC and BSIO ( British Society for Integrative oncology) it is of interest to explore these developments and how we build supportive oncology services that seamlessly include integrative medicine and its principles as part of the offerings.
    Dr Berman is founder and director of supportive care UK Ltd and supportive and palliative care physician at The Christie NHS Foundation Trust in Manchester. He specialises in the prevention and management of the adverse effects of cancer and cancer treatments, including care for those reaching the last days of their lives. He is also NHS England’s National Clinical Lead for Enhanced Supportive Care – this is a new initiative being rolled out across England, to improve access to supportive care for patients going through cancer treatment at any stage.

    • 47 min
    Let’s Talk Psychedelics

    Let’s Talk Psychedelics

    Psychedelics are increasingly finding their way into modern medicine but what do we really know about psychedelics and psychedelic research today? What is the potential role they can play in the care of cancer patients? In this podcast I speak to Professor Jerome Saris whose expertise is in the use of integrative medicine in the management of mental health conditions and research into psychedelic medicine. As the co-director of a new research center in Australia. We discuss and give a general overview of the potential mechanism of action of some psychedelic therapies and briefly explore the various approaches to therapy and the potential role in improving the mental and spiritual health of patients living with cancer at all stages of the cancer experience.

    • 44 min
    Oncology Massage

    Oncology Massage

    Janet Penny is a registered massage therapist who has worked in an integrative practice, with extensive experience working with people with cancer. Rebecca Sturgeon is also a trained massage therapist with oncology experience. She focuses on education now and is the Education Director for Healwell.

    In this podcast, we discuss Oncology Massage, the importance of training and coordination of care and some safety concerns. We also discuss their new book, "Oncology Massage: An Integrative Approach to Cancer Care".

    • 50 min
    Dr. Raghunathan Pediatric Integrative Oncology Podcast

    Dr. Raghunathan Pediatric Integrative Oncology Podcast

    Dr. Nirupa Raghunathan is a Med/Peds physician, and the director of Pediatric Integrative Medicine at MSKCC. She has a background in pediatrics and adult medicine, which allows her to follow patients from adolescence to young adulthood.

    We discuss the role of integrative oncology in pediatrics, modalities that can be used, specific issues that AYA patients have, and how it can be advanced worldwide.

    • 51 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

Acsupergirl ,

Been looking for a podcast like this!

Really informative. Love hearing evidence presented by experts and how they counsel patients. Changed how I have conversations with patients.

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