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Medical Resources for NDs: A Review of Current Publications for the Naturopathic Industry, looks at The Textbook of Naturopathic Oncology: A Desktop Guide of Integrative Cancer Care. Article by Dr. Jacob Schor, ND, FABNO, 3 July 2020 LINK TO ARTICLE

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Foundations of Integrative Oncology Course

I recommend that you take a moment to review this Blog Article describing the Foundation of Integrative Oncology Online training program offered by Dr. Chilkov. See below for details. Dr. Gurdev Parmar ND, FABNO WHAT IF EVERY CANCER PATIENT HAD A PLAN FOR THEIR HEALTH AND NOT JUST A PLAN FOR THEIR DISEASE? Learn about Dr. Nalini’s  OUTSMART CANCER SYSTEM and Professional Online Training You may not treat cancer in your practice, but you do have patients who are at risk due ...

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OncANP Conference & FABNO

Hello!  This is Dr. Emma Lee, ND. I am Dr. Parmar’s current resident and writing this blog post from sunny Scottsdale, Arizona, where I’ll be for the next few days to attend the annual Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians (OncANP) conference. Since I’ve arrived a day early, I thought I’d take some time to write a little about two acronyms that you may have come across in your research on naturopathic cancer treatments: OncANP and FABNO.  The OncANP is a ...

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Common Side Effects of Conventional Therapies

Hair loss remains one the primaries concerns among cancer patients, often due to its stigmatizing effect.

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Hallmarks of Cancer

Our current understanding of cancer is largely informed by biologists Douglas Hanahan and Robert Weinberg, who published “Hallmarks of Cancer: The Next Generation”, one of the most often cited papers in the field of oncology. The paper outlines the ten hallmarks of cancer that are now widely accepted and utilized by researchers around the world to understand tumorigenesis and the microenvironment of neoplastic disease. The majority of Chapter 3 (“Understanding Cancer Biology”) of the ...

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Join the Revolution

The Textbook of Naturopathic Oncology was created with the intention of furthering the field of integrative naturopathic oncology. Over his two decades of practice, Dr. Gurdev Parmar, ND, FABNO realized that there was a lack of a well-researched, up-to-date reference for naturopathic oncology. He also came to recognize a real need for trustworthy information for patients seeking to further understand the benefits of integrative oncology care. The Textbook of Naturopathic Oncology is the ...

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How is the Information Organized and Laid Out?

As mentioned in a previous post highlighting the content of the Textbook of Naturopathic Medicine,much of the most pertinent information summarized through tables. These provide incredibly valuable snapshot references. Here are a couple of these tables, to give you a sample of how the information is organized: Chart in Chapter 3 outlining natural agents shown to disrupt various growth signals – The first page of a 12-page chart in Chapter 5 that lists all cytotoxic agents by ...

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Depth of Research and Collaborative Effort

The Textbook of Naturopathic Oncology was born out of extensive collaboration between over 30 contributing authors, including NDs, FABNOs, MDs, PhDs, and pharmacists. Among them, Dr. Tina Kaczor, ND, FABNO was the editor for the last year of the project and was significantly responsible for helping Dr. Parmar groom the textbook into something truly special. The information presented therein is pulled from over 2,800 medical references, most of which are studies that have been publis...

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The Content of the Textbook of Naturopathic Oncology

The Textbook of Naturopathic Oncology is an in-depth overview of the most well-researched naturopathic and integrative therapies and how these should be administered in the context of collaborative care. This 550-page reference is organized into the following 8 chapters: Introduction to Naturopathic Oncology An outline of the principles of naturopathic medicine – this chapter details the naturopathic oncology approach to cancer care and how it integrates into larger framework of the ...

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The Origin Story

I am extremely proud to be sharing with you today the upcoming publication of my book, the Textbook of Naturopathic Oncology: A Desktop Guide of Integrative Cancer Care. I started writing this book because I have long needed a “go to” desktop reference for the cancer focused work that I do every day in my practice. Despite there being good cancer care references out there, I couldn’t find a singular resource that pulled together all of the naturopathic and integrative treatments ...

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