If you are already embracing Integrative Medicine and you are interested in finding out more, the Expanding your Knowledge programme will dive deeper into some of the options available to you from both within the UK and further afield. Join us over three days from 12 - 14 February live online.

Saturday 12 February 2022:

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09:45
  1. 45 mins

    NFS_RDOur immune system is vital for our defences but it can become dysregulated through lifestyle and environmental exposures, as well as being undermined by both cancer itself and the effects of cancer treatment. The aim of working with the immune system is to decrease inflammation while supporting immune surveillance and a balanced specific anti-tumour response.

    Dr Nina Fuller-Shavel, as an Oxbridge-trained medical doctor & scientist and the Director of a multidisciplinary integrative medicine clinic supporting people with cancer, she is well placed to discuss integrative medicine options for supporting a balanced immune response. Expert Host: Robin Daly, Founder & Chairman, Yes to Life Integrative Cancer charity.

     

11:00
  1. 60 mins

    MO_BS_AL-ETThis panel session will introduce you to healthcare approaches that have been practiced around the world for more than 3000 years.  Learn about how Ayurvedic and Traditional Chinese Medicine focus on prevention and optimal health and aim to address the imbalances that cause disease.  They both incorporate botanical and herbal medicine into their practices, which focus on healing the whole person. 

    Panel Chaired by Dr Elizabeth Thompson, Holistic and Integrative Medicine Doctor with a background in homeopathy and herbal medicine; Megan Odell, is an acupuncturist and Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner who has studied Integrative Oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering in the USA; Bobby Sira, is a clinical pharmacist and Ayurveda, yoga and life and wellness consultant and Alex Laird, is a Medical Herbalist and Founding Director, Living Medicine.

13:15
  1. Lunch Break
    75 mins
14:30
  1. 45 mins

    PDOver the past few centuries many dietary approaches to cancer have been attempted.  Within the past few decades, a new and promising research has emerged in relation to a dietary approach originally developed for epilepsy and now showing promising results in cancer, particularly in tandem with conventional treatments. 

    Patricia Daly,  Registered Nutritional Therapist, international speaker and co-author of the best-selling book 'The Ketogenic Kitchen'

15:45
  1. 45 mins

    NW_SMFind out why mistletoe therapy has long been considered a viable and standard treatment for cancer by many countries in Europe.  Learn about its incredible power when combined with conventional treatments and its role in stimulating the immune systems own power.

    Dr Nasha Winters is a global healthcare authority and best-selling author on integrative cancer care and research.  Consulting with physicians around the world she has educated hundreds of professionals in the clinical use of mistletoe.  Her recently published book 'Mistletoe and the emerging future of Integrative Oncology' shares this knowledge with practitioners around the world. Expert Host: Dr Sally Moorcroft is a fully qualified doctor specialising in functional and integrative medicine, and experienced in treating people with mistletoe therapy.

17:00
  1. 45 mins

    AN_DG_CZThere is considerable interest in the effects of cannabinoids on cancer and scientists are actively researching to see how the active ingredients THC and CBD could have a role in the treatment of cancer. In this session you will learn about the benefits of both CBD and Medicinal Cannabis and how they can be used to support your conventional cancer treatments as well as support your emotional and mental health. 

    Dr Dani Gordon is a medical doctor with years of clinical experience in prescribing cannabis and CBD in many forms and is ideally placed to take you on an enlightening journey about the cannabis plant and its benefits; Dr Alia Norman, Radiation Oncologist practising at the Cannabinoid Medical Clinic in Canada; Expert Host: Dr Catherine Zollman, GP and medical director of Penny Brohn UK .

17:45
  1. Break
    75 mins
19:00
  1. 45 mins

    KH_RDKris Hallenga was living a totally normal life as a twenty-three-year-old when she found a lump in her breast and was told that not only was it cancer, but also incurable.  Life took on a completely new meaning. From founding a charity to visiting Downing Street, campaigning at festivals to appearing on TV, and being present at the birth of her nephew; Kris is surviving, thriving, and resolutely living. She is also best selling author of Glittering a Turd; it's a handbook for living life to the fullest and shining a new perspective on survival.  Kris has survived the unsurvivable for twelve years.

    Expert Host: Robin Daly, Founder and Chair of Yes to Life Integrative Cancer charity


 

Sunday 13 February 2022:

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10:00
  1. 45 mins

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    Find out what nutrigenomics is and how it can help with a more personalised treatment plan to help reduce side effects, increase treatment tolerance and improve treatment outcomes.

    Dr Wafaa Abdel-Hadi is a clinical oncologist & functional medicine expert who regularly used nutrigenomic testing when working with patients.   Expert Host: Emma Beswick, Founder at Lifecode Gx® , a personal health company, applying the latest genomics science to enable a preventative, proactive and personalised approach to health.

11:15
  1. 45 mins

    CGAn overview of microbiome science and the complex interrelationship between the gut microbiome, cancer, the immune system, nutrition and medication and our ever-evolving understanding of cancer biology.

    Dr Carol Granger, a leading expert on the microbiome, registered nutritioal therapist will share her clinical experience of working with people diagnosed with a cancer.

     

12:30
  1. 45 mins
13:15
  1. Lunch Break
    90 mins
14:45
  1. 45 mins

    JD_RVDiscover how intravenous vitamin C therapy can work alongside other treatments, such as chemotherapy and chelation therapy and why it shows such promise in cancer care.  Prof Drisko will explain the difference between the effects of oral and intravenous Vitamin C, how intravenous vitamin C works as a treatment of pancreatic cancer and blood cancer among others and how intravenous vitamin C has worked in tandem with chemotherapy.  She tells her own story of discovering vitamin C therapy to meet her own health struggles and of being so impressed by its efficacy that she has since spent years studying its effects on viruses and cancer.

    Prof Jeanne Drisko is professor emeritus at the University of Kansas Medical Center where she has spent years researching the effects of intravenous vitamin C on cancer.  Expert Host: Robert Verkerk PhD, Scientific director and founder of the Alliance for Natural Health International.

16:00
  1. 45 mins

    WI_BBDr William Li's, TED Talk on the subject of angiogenesis which posed the question 'Can we eat to starve cancer?' has received over 11 million views. In this interview he will explain what angiogenesis is and what does it have to do with starving cancer. Learn more about his research that has uncovered a plethora of delicious foods that can block vessel growth and subsequently inhibit cancerous cells from developing into cancer.

    Dr William Li, World-renowned physician, scientist, speaker and author of EAT TO BEAT DISEASE - the New Science of How Your Body can Heal Itself; Expert Host:  Benjamin Brown, founder and director of the Nutritional Medicine Institute (NMI), an educational, advocacy and research group committed to advancing the science and practise of nutritional medicine.

     

16:45
  1. Break
    135 mins
19:00
  1. 45 mins

    BS_RDFor many, Dr Bernie Siegel needs no introduction - considered one of the greatest healers of our time, he has touched many lives all over our planet.  In 1978 he began talking about patient empowerment and the choice to live fully and die in peace. As a physician, who has cared for and counselled innumerable people, he will demonstrate the healing effect of treating cancer, not just with conventional medicine, but by changing the way you think about the disease, the way you act towards those that love and care for you, and the way you care for yourself. Bernie embraces a philosophy of living and dying that stands at the forefront of the medical ethics and spiritual issues our society grapples with today and continues to assist in the breaking of new ground in the field of healing.

    Expert Host: Robin Daly, Founder and Chairman of the Yes to Life Integrative Cancer Charity


 

Monday 14 February 2022:

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19:00
  1. 90 mins

    CZ_NFS_ET_SM_RDHaving had some time to digest what you have learned over the weekend, this session is specifically geared towards ensuring that you have an opportunity to clarify and ask those final questions.  We recognise that you will have received a wealth of information and we want to ensure you leave feeling clear about the direction for your next steps.   Robin Daly will summarise the highlights from the weekend and moderate the panel discussion and Q&A. 

    Panel Chair: Robin Daly, Founder and Chairman of the Yes to Life Charity; Panel to include Dr Catherine Zollman, GP & medical director for Penny Brohn UK;  Dr Nina Fuller-Shavel, Precision Health & Integrative Medicine Doctor, Scientist & Educator & breast cancer thriver; Dr Elizabeth Thompson, CEO of the National Centre for Integrative Medicine & holistic doctor; Dr Sally Moorcroft, Integrative & Funcational Medicine doctor & clinical director of Orchard Barn Health Integrative Medicine Clinic

Weekend One Programme - Introduction to Integrative Medicine