FON: The Business of Integrative Health & Medicine

When Alternative Cancer Care Kills

Glenn Sabin shares his thoughts on the dangers and misconceptions of alternative cancer care, in contrast to evidence-informed integrative oncology.

Behind The Decisions: The Anatomy of n of 1

For me, because cancer is incredibly personal, I am committed to playing a vital role in progressive outcomes. Therefore, my book n of 1 needed to be delivered responsibly, accurately, and authentically. To the extent possible, it needed to be beyond reproach. Let me explain.

[New e-book] 120 Milestones Mark the “Rise” of Integrative Health and Medicine

Free 92-page e-Book sponsored by FON and XYMOGEN chronicles the integrative and functional medicine field’s historical growth with over 120 Milestones. Download The Rise of Integrative Health and Medicine.

Open Letter to Joe Biden: We Need a Cancer ‘Prevention’ Moonshot

Glenn Sabin’s open to letter to Vice President Biden on the power of true prevention–the critical missing piece of the Cancer Moonshot initiative.

Rise: Consumer Demand Drives the Future of Integrative Medicine

The availability and delivery of integrative health and medicine has risen. Consumer demand will continue apace. And the timing could not be more prescient.

An Integrative Oncology Patient’s Thoughts on ‘Cancer: Emperor of All Maladies’

As a 24-year cancer survivor I watched Cancer: Emperor of all Maladies with mixed emotions. From this patient’s perspective, the film is all about the ‘tumor’ and treats the host, aka the patient, as almost an irrelevant, disconnected entity.

Cleveland Clinic’s Center for Functional Medicine: A Test Kitchen for Healthcare’s Future

Firmly rooted in the conceptual paradigms developed by the Institute for Functional Medicine, Cleveland Clinic’s new Center for Functional Medicine puts targeted nutritional interventions—including therapeutic use of nutraceuticals, botanicals, and probiotics—at the forefront of patient care.

Integrative Oncology Breast Cancer Clinical Practice Guidelines Published in JNCI Monographs

The Society for Integrative Oncology has published a first-of-its kind breast cancer clinical practice guidelines in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute Monographs, which coincided with the 11th International Conference of the Society for Integrative Oncology held this week in Houston, Texas.

Dwindling Skeptics and Rise of Integrative Health and Medicine

With the field’s steady ascent we’ve witnessed a continual decline in its nonbelievers. As a 23-year cancer patient who implemented a successful integrative oncology regimen soon after diagnosis, I have witnessed—up close and personal—the inexorable march and development of integrative medicine.

The Absurd Economics of Nutrition and Exercise

The “three-legged stool” of nutrition, physical activity and stress reduction is at this point, beyond reproach. So exactly why then are these low cost, low tech, powerful clinical and educational interventions largely missing, or at best, minimally covered within the core medical school curriculum?

 
 
 

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