Clinical Practice Guidelines

SIO is pleased to provide its updated clinical practice guidelines for breast cancer, published in April 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.

Scottsdale AZ
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2018 conference: Mark your calendar for SIO's 2018 conference to be held October 27-29 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; The University of Texas-MD Anderson Cancer Center; and Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine-University of Arizona. Check back for updates.

Call for Workshops  - Submission Deadline:  February 26, 2018

SIO is accepting workshop submissions for the 15th International Conference, which will be held in Scottsdale, Arizona, on October 27-29, 2018. The submission deadline is Monday, February 26, 2018. The proposals must be relevant to integrative oncology and the conference theme of " Integrative Oncology: From Research to Practical Applications."  It is preferred that workshop proposals be authored by at least two organizers from two different institutions; however this is not required.  By submitting a workshop proposal, the organizer(s) agree that SIO has the right of reviewing and selecting proposals at its sole discretion.  For more information on workshop guidelines and submission click here.