Adjunctive Naturopathic Oncology
A cancer diagnosis does not have to put the brakes on your dreams, activities, or life!
Naturopathic Doctors (NDs) trained in integrative cancer care play an important role in the support of people diagnosed with cancer through survivorship.
They provide evidence-informed guidance on the safe and effective use of natural and supportive therapies when combined with conventional treatment. Combining naturopathic and conventional medicine supports the pursuit of the best possible outcomes for patients.
The Goals are: to improve quality of life, manage side effects, help speed recovery, prevent a recurrence, and provide education for a healthy lifestyle.
Primary Goals in Naturopathic Oncology:
NDs provide support for side effects, common symptoms and chronic conditions patients experience during cancer treatment.
- Cancer treatment side effects: Fatigue, Pain, Mucositis, Nausea and Vomiting, Diarrhea or Constipation, Dermatitis, Peripheral Neuropathy.
Common chronic conditions: Allergies, Anxiety, Autoimmune Conditions, Depression, Diabetes, Fatigue, Hypertension, Hyperlipidemia, Insomnia, Osteoarthritis,
Pre-Postmenopausal Symptoms, Reflux Esophagitis.