World-renowned integrative oncology expert and author of Integrative Oncology, Dr. Donald Abrams offers this 3-part series to those with a brain tumor diagnosis who seek guidance on living their healthiest life possible. Sessions involve group instruction and individual consultation on cancer nutrition, plant therapies and non-traditional medicine for cognition and fatigue.
The Anti-Cancer Diet
Dr. Abrams will offer some recommended foods, herbs and supplements that can be useful for boosting the effectiveness of conventional therapies and countering some of the distressing side effects. The pros and cons of the ketogenic diet will also be discussed.
Using Nature to Heal
Plants have been used for thousands of years to prevent and cure diseases. Dr. Abrams will review what we know and don’t know about botanical therapies and medical cannabis.
Beyond Traditional Medicine
When should you consider complementary and alternative therapies, mind-body interventions, botanical therapies, and Traditional Chinese Medicine? What are they, and what might they offer for fatigue and cognition?
Thursday, February 13 at 10:00am to 12:00pm
UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine
1545 Divisadero Street, San Francisco, CA 94115