Member Spotlight: Erica Joseph, ND, FABNO

I practice at Seattle Integrative Oncology. We have a private practice located in the Eastlake neighborhood in Seattle, WA and I also see patients out of two Providence Oncology facilities, in Everett and in Olympia, WA. I am fortunate to work in an integrative setting and have good relationships with medical, radiation, and surgical oncology […]

*New* Director of the National Center for Complementary & Integrative health (NCCIH): the NIH Appoints Dr. Helene Langevin

Dr. Helene Langevin, M.D., a visiting professor of neurological sciences at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont and a medical graduate of McGill University, is expected to join NIH in November 2018 as director of the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH).

As NCCIH director, Langevin will oversee […]

Remembering Mark Gignac, ND, FABNO

Remembering Mark Gignac, ND, FABNO

It is with heavy hearts and deep sorrow that we share the tragic news of the passing of our dear colleague and friend, Mark Gignac, ND, FABNO. Mark passed suddenly from a heart attack on September 20th, 2018. Words cannot describe the magnitude of such a loss to our profession and […]

Member Spotlight: Alex Speers, ND

I am finishing my first year of residency at Sage Cancer Care in Portland, OR. Sage Cancer Care is a holistic cancer clinic with three naturopathic doctors, a physical therapist, a massage therapist, and (soon!) an acupuncturist, all of whom specialize in oncology.

How did you get into Naturopathic Oncology?

Initially, I got […]

Response to Johnson, et al. JAMA Oncology Article

OncANP responds to article by Johnson, et al. “Complementary Medicine, Refusal of Conventional Cancer Therapy, and Survival Among Patients With Curable Cancers (1)” (JAMA Oncology)

An article by Skylar Johnson et al. appearing in the July 18, 2018 issue of JAMA Oncology […]

ASCO Endorses SIO Guidelines

When Jen Green and I were preparing our talk on breast cancer related distress for the last OncANP conference, we were awestruck by the strength of the data on relaxation, yoga, meditation and other therapies covered in the SIO Integrative Guidelines by Greenlee et. Al. Link to talk.
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Member Spotlight: Sarah Soles, ND

Sarah is currently in the first year of her naturopathic oncology residency at the Integrated Health Clinic (IHC) in beautiful Fort Langley, B.C. Working alongside 12 other naturopathic doctors, she is part of a collaborative team that aims to provide exceptional naturopathic healthcare to patients within the Fraser Valley. The IHC Cancer Care Center attracts […]

Member Spotlight: Michelle Qaqundah, ND, FABNO

Michelle Qaqundah, ND, FABNO is a naturopathic oncology specialist and Italian-trained chef, currently practicing in Lucca, Italy.  She is the founder of Mediterranean Life Wellness™, an organization focused on education regarding the Mediterranean Diet and lifestyle through international lecturing, medical journal articles and hands-on experience during a week-long Tuscan retreat.  Participants have the opportunity […]

Member Spotlight: Heidi Lucas, ND, FABNO

My main practice “Integrated Naturopathic Oncology” is a private practice in San Luis Obispo, California. I see patients in Santa Barbara several times a month as well at Nest Integrative Medicine spa. I still have a small practice in Seattle and make trips there quarterly to see ongoing patients. I have […]