The Society for Integrative Oncology has announced three keynote speakers for its 13th International Conference, scheduled for November 5-7, 2016 in Miami, Florida. The Conference theme is “Advancing the Global Impact of Integrative Oncology."  Yung Chi-Cheng, PhD, of Yale University will speak on his work in translational pharmacology on Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine (TCM); Michael Irwin, MD, of the University of California at Los Angeles, discuss the effect of mind-body medicine on the immune system and sleep.; Vinjar Fønnebø, MD, PhD, of the University of Tromsø, Norway, will discuss health service and policy issues related to integrative oncology from an European perspective.

More than 350 physicians, researchers, nurses, integrative medicine practitioners, patient advocates, and patients from 19 countries convened in Boston, Massachusetts, from November 14-17 at the 12th International Conference of the Society for Integrative Oncology.

 

The Society for Integrative Oncology announced new officers and elected four new board members to serve three-year terms at its 2015 annual business meeting on November 15, 2015 in conjunction with SIO’s 12th annual international conference in Boston, Massachusetts.

Jun Mao, MD, MSCE, was named President of the Society for Integrative Oncology at the Society's International Conference on November 15, 2015, in Boston, Massachusetts.