Clinical Practice Guidelines

SIO is pleased to provide its updated clinical practice guidelines for breast cancer. In June 2018, ASCO announced endorsement of the guidelines. The guidelines were published in 2017. Researchers analyzed which integrative treatments are most effective and safe for patients with breast cancer. The guidelines are a resource for clinicians and patients to inform evidence-based decisions on the use of integrative therapies during breast cancer treatment. Researchers at US and Canadian institutions evaluated the efficacy and safety of more than 80 therapies.

The Journal of the National Cancer Institute Monograph has  published a special issue co-sponsored by SIO, "Advancing the Global Impact of Integrative Oncology"; including a comprehensive definition for integrative oncology. The articles in the special Monograph were all peer-reviewed.

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2018 conference: REGISTRATION IS OPEN for SIO's 2018 conference to be held October 27-29, 2018 in Scottsdale, Arizona. The theme will be "Integrative Oncology: From Research to Practical Applications." The conference will be held jointly with Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center and Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine-University of Arizona. Visit our conference website for more information and to register.

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Call for Abstracts  - Submission Deadline:  May 22, 2018 - CLOSED