• 2015 Oncology Conference, all presentations

    Original Date: September 19-20, 2015

    This discounted package includes all of the individual presentations from the conference.


    12 CEUs (including 8.5 general and 3.5 pharmacy) approved by OBNM
  • What it is We're Doing: On Helping Ourselves and Our Patients Think Differently

    Presenter: Greg Nigh, ND, LAc
    Original Date: September 19, 2015

    In this presentation Dr. Nigh suggests a different way to think about this treatment process, not as ideas to offer our patients but primarily to explore for ourselves as practitioners. Rather than suggesting any specific set of techniques for practitioners or patients, he presents a new context for understanding the respective roles of doctors and patients. It is within this context that even cancer treatment can offer joy, laughter, and vitality to patients and practitioners alike.


    1.0 general CEUs approved by OBNM
  • Overview of IV Therapy in Oncology

    Presenter: Virginia Osborne, ND
    Original Date: September 19, 2015

    In this presentation Dr. Osborne reviews the basic vitamins and minerals for support and requirements in the various chemistry to maintain conditions for basic health as well as those that require the nutrients in recovery from developing cancer conditions. Viewers will become familiar with proper patient assessment regarding appropriateness of HDIVC therapy and learn to accurately communicate to patients the underlying pharmacological principles regarding the antioxidant and pro-oxidant properties of IV Vitamin C


    1.5 CEUs (including 1.0 pharmacy and 0.5 general) approved by OBNM
  • Naturopathic Oncology for the Pediatric Patient

    Presenter: Rose Paisley, ND
    Original Date: September 19, 2015

    Current surveys suggest that up to 84% of patients with childhood cancers seek and utilize CAM (Complementary and Alternative Medicine) to reduce dose limiting side effects associated with cancer therapy. Dr. Paisley is excited to discuss the status of the literature, share her experiences and give you a brief landscape on how to approach these complex cases with a compassionate and evidence based approach. In this presentation Dr. Paisley discusses the status of the literature, shares her experiences and gives the viewer a brief landscape on how to approach these complex cases with a compassionate and evidence based approach. 


    1.0 general CEUs approved by OBNM
  • Is Naturopathic Oncology Effective? Research Update

    Presenter: Leanna Standish, PhD, ND, LAc, FABNO
    Original Date: September 19, 2015

    This presentation teaches viewers to understand methods of oncology clinical research. Dr. Standish also reviews the in vivo data for key naturopathic oncology therapies used with advanced cancer patients. Dr. Standish also provides clinical evidence for selected naturopathic oncology from outcomes studies and clinical trials. Viewers of this presentation learn to explain McCulloch and Bastyr outcomes to their patients.


    1.5 general CEUs approved by OBNM
  • Cannabis and Cancer: Symptom Management and Experimental Treatment Protocols

    Presenter: Kat Lopez Sankey, MD
    Original Date: September 19, 2015

    Despite a plethora of informally published anecdotes and “miracle cures,” there is little evidence on the efficacy in cannabis for treating cancer in humans. Nonetheless, people with certain health beliefs or those with few options left may be interested in using concentrated cannabis oil as an experimental adjunct cancer treatment. This practical presentation covers the types of cannabis oil concentrates used, sample protocols and dosage recommendations, as well as where to obtain high-quality concentrates. Dr. Lopez Sankey also discusses the use of other formulations (including inhaled, ingested, buccal, and rectal administration) in treating the symptoms of cancer and the side effects of cancer treatment.


    1.5 pharmacy CEUs approved by OBNM
  • Genomics & Frontiers in Oncology in Patients with Active Cancer

    Presenter: Paul Anderson, ND
    Original Date: September 20, 2015

    In this presentation Dr. Anderson teaches viewers to describe the scientific basis for genomics in medicine, and outline the methods of and findings in genomic testing. Dr. Anderson also discusses the tenets of nutrigenomics and pharmacogenomics in oncology and the potentials for genomic medicine in oncology.


    1.5 CEUs (including 1.0 pharmacy and 0.5 general) approved by OBNM
  • How Acupuncture Can Help People with Cancer Before, During and After Cancer Treatment

    Presenter: Loch Chandler, ND, MPH:HA, MSOM, LAc
    Original Date: September 20, 2015

    Acupuncture has been around for a few thousand years. More recently, acupuncture is often used in Integrative Medicine clinical settings especially in regards to the field of Oncology and with supporting patients with cancer. People going through cancer treatment often have numerous side effects from their cancer or from their treatment, whether the side effects are due to surgery, chemotherapy, radiation or any combination of these three treatments. In this presentation, Dr. Chandler covers the mechanisms of action regarding acupuncture in addition to covering in depth the evidence regarding the utilization of acupuncture with patients with cancer.


    1.0 general CEUs approved by OBNM
  • Gut Immunology and Cancer

    Presenter: Aristo Vojdani, PhD, MSc, MT
    Original Date: September 20, 2015

    This presentation teaches viewers to understand the importance of the mucosal immune system in the gut and learn why a breakdown in oral tolerance can result in complex disorders beyond the gut. They also learn how a modern lifestyle and environmental triggers can change the gut microbiota, thus contributing to abnormal gut immunology, inflammation, autoimmunity and cancer. Viewers are taught the mechanisms by which microbes and microbiota release cytotoxins which affect the cytoskeletal proteins, resulting in persistent barrier breach by unwanted molecules.


    1.5 general CEUs approved by OBNM
  • Nutritional and Culinary Considerations in Patients with Active Cancer

    Presenter: Robert Ellis, DO, PhD, FACP, CS
    Original Date: September 20, 2015

    Current biological insights into the cancer process suggest that a diet that is important in prevention may not be optimal in fighting the disease once established. This talk covers the background science, giving a new perspective on cancer as a foundationally metabolic disease Attention will be paid to the development, growth and survival of cancer cells and how nutritional factors can influence these aspects of the malignant process. A nutritional protocol for cancer patients will be discussed along with culinary aspects of special issues commonly found in patients with cancer.


    1.5 general CEUs approved by OBNM