Lynda G. Balneaves, PhD, RN, has been elected President-Elect of the Society for Integrative Oncology.  

Healthcare professionals, patients and advocates from around the globe will convene at the Society for Integrative Oncology 12th International Conference, to be held November 14-16 in Boston, Massachusetts, to discuss the latest in evidence-based research and practice in individualized integrative cancer care.

Santosh Rao, MD, Medical Director of Integrative Medicine for Banner MD Anderson in Gilbert, AZ, is one of the Co-Chairs of SIO’s Clinical Practice Committee. He also teaches Integrative Medicine fellows at the University of Arizona Santosh Raoand contributes to education modules for the cancer curriculum.

Ting Bao, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering, is one of the Co-Chairs of SIO’s Research Committee. She is an integrative medicine specialist and medical oncologist, with a special focus on patients with breast cancer. In her clinical practice and research, Dr. Bao works to “develop and deliver state-of-the-art evidence-based integrative oncology care to enhance and potentially extend survival for cancer patients.”