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UCSD Integrative ONCOLOGY 2013:
A groundbreaking event with transformative potential
April 6-7, 2013 – UC San Diego, La Jolla, CA

Join national experts, health professionals, cancer survivors, and community members in a landmark event hosted by the UC San Diego Center for Integrative Medicine:  Integrative Oncology 2013. This conference discusses the complex relationship between tumor, host, and dietary, lifestyle, and environmental factors, and what can be done to foster an “anti-cancer” diet and lifestyle to help rectify imbalances and reduce the drivers of cancer.  Integrative Oncology addresses all aspects of cancer care, using evidence from cancer epidemiology, basic science, and clinical research – together with the ancient wisdom of natural healing systems such as Chinese medicine and Ayurveda.

renowned speakers –empowering approaches
Speakers will focus on three core areas in which they encourage active self-care and support a whole person approach: (1) Diet and lifestyle for cancer prevention, (2) Evidence-based integrative therapies and (3) Integrative modalities that improve symptoms and enhance the well-being, functioning, and quality of life of cancer patients. Topics include: optimal nutrition, physical activity, massage, manual therapies, acupuncture, herbs, biofeedback, meditation, guided imagery, integrative psychiatry, biofield therapies, expressive arts, yoga, and tai chi.

The University of California, San Diego School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The University of California, San Diego School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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