In this episode of CancerCast, we discuss how combining cutting-edge Western medicine with the ancient wisdom of Eastern traditions can provide for a holistic approach to cancer care. There are a variety of ways to manage common side effects, such as nausea, vomiting, dry mouth, fatigue, anxiety and pain. Integrative medicine – including acupuncture, nutrition, vitamins & supplements, medical marijuana, yoga, and meditation – can play an important role in patients’ treatment plans.
Guest: Chiti Parikh, MD, Executive Director of the Integrative Health and Wellbeing Program at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.
Host: John Leonard, MD, world-renowned hematologist and medical oncologist at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.
New scientific developments are transforming the future of cancer treatment and care. Hosted by world-renowned hematologist and medical oncologist Dr. John Leonard, CancerCast is your window into research breakthroughs, innovative therapies and honest accounts of living with and beyond cancer.