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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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SIO 2019 Conference

Early Bird Registration and hotel room block is NOW OPEN for the 16th International Conference October 19-21, 2019 in New York, NY.  The conference theme: Advancing the Science and Art of Integrative Oncology. Register here.

Thank You for SIO2018! We thank the more than 400 participants for making SIO's 15th International Conference, October 27-29, 2018 in Scottsdale, Arizona, so successful. We appreciate all the great converations and sharing of experience.

 


SIO2019 16th International Conference

 Advancing the Science & Art of Integrative Oncology 

Saturday, October 19 

Time

 

Event

 

Speaker(s)

8:00 AM 11:45 AM  

Pre-Conference Workshops 
Sleeping Well After Cancer: Translating
Patient-Centered Research into Practice

  Jun J. Mao, MD, MSCE, Sheila Garland, PhD; Frances Barg, PhD, MEd; Philip Gehrman, PhD, CBSM, Jodi MacLeod

 

Exploring Integrative Approaches to Support Cognitive Health During Cancer Treatment and Survival by SIO Clinical Practice Committee

 

Judith M. Fouladbakhsh, PhD, RN, AHN-BC, PHCNS; Judith Lacey, MD; Deirdre Wallace Steel, Kathleen Sanders, RN, NP; Denise Spector, PhD, RN, MPH, ANP; Eleanor Walker, MD; Gabriel Lopez, MD; Yair Maimon, PhD, OMD, AC;, Jonathan Ammen, OMD, LAc;Jean A. Davis, PhD, RN, FAAN

    Following Their Lead: Dance Therapy for Infants and Children With Cancer and Their Families   Suzi Tortora, Ed.D, BC-DMT, LCAT, LMHC and Jennifer Whitley, MA

11:45 AM

 

Exhibits Open

 

1:00 PM

 

Opening Session

 


1:30 PM

 

Keynote Presentation: Investigation of Exercise as Interception Therapy for Cancer: Learning from Lessons of the Past

 

Lee W. Jones, PhD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

3:00 PM

 

Break

 

3:30 PM

 

Plenary 1: Lifestyle - Metabolic and Adiposity-Related Drivers of Breast Cancer Risk and Progression

 

Neil Iyengar, MD

 

Lifestyle Intervention for Ovarian Cancer Enhanced Survival (LIVES) Trial

 

Tracy E. Crane, PhD, MS, RDN

 

Lifestyle: Impact of Exercise and Weight Management Interventions in cancer Survivors

 

Melinda Irwin, PhD, MPH

5:15 PM

 

Poster Reception

 

Sunday, October 20 

 Time  

 

Event

 

Speaker(s)

6:00 AM

 

Wellness Session

 
 

Exhibits and Posters Open

 
 

Morning Networking and Committee Meetings

 
8:00 AM   

Keynote PresentationEvaluating the Safety and Efficacy of Integrative Medicine for Cancer Survivors: Methodologic Challenges and Opportunities to Move the Field Forward

 

Dawn Hershman, MD, MS, FASCO, Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center

9:15 AM

 

Plenary 2: Gut Microbiota Dynamics and Fecal Transplantation in the Immunocompromised Cancer Patient

 

Ying Taur, MD, MPH

 

Diet and the Gut Microbiome:   Interactions and Impact on Cancer Risk

 

Johanna W. Lampe, PhD,

 

Microbiome and Cancer: The Microbiome and Therapeutic Response in Cancer

 

Jennifer McQuade, MD, MS, MA, Lac

10:30 AM

 

Break

 

11:00 AM

 

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12:00 PM

 

Keynote Luncheon Address: Lessons from Loss

 

Jamie H. Von Roenn, MD, FASCO, BA, American Society of Clinical Oncology

1:30 PM 

 

Concurrent Session 1

 

Oral Abstracts

 

Workshop 1: FDA Approved? Inside the FDA Regulatory Process for Integrative Oncology Products

 

Tara Berman, MD and Sanjeeve Balasubramaniam, MD

 

Workshop 2: Exploring Advocacy for Integrative Oncology Science

 

Moderator/Panelist: John Weeks; Panelists: Lynda Balneaves, RN, PhD, Holger Cramer, PhD, Moshe Frenkel, MD, Nadine Ijaz, PhD and Dugald Seely, ND, FABNO

3:00 PM

 

Break

 

3:30 PM

 

Concurrent Session 2

 

Oral Abstracts

 

Workshop 3: Integrative Oncology Trainings for Healthcare Providers

 

Suzanna Zick, MPH, ND Claudia, Witt, MD, MBA

 

Workshop 4: Wellness Workshop: How to Decrease Burnout Among Cancer Care Providers

 

Anna Laucis, MD and Shruti Jolly, MD

5:00 PM

 

Reception: Join SIO and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Celebrate MSK's Integrative Medicine Service's 20th Anniversary

 
 

 

 

 Monday, October 21

 Time

 

Event

 

Speaker(s)

9:30 AM 

 

Plenary 3: Integrative Approaches for Insomnia in Cancer Survivors

 

 Sheila N. Garland, PhD, R Psych; Jun J. Mao, MD, PhD; Jason C. Ong, PhD

10:30 AM 

 

Break

 

11:00 AM 

 

Best of SIO

 

12:15 PM

 

Lunch on Your Own in NYC

 

1:45 PM 

 

Concurrent Session 3

 

Oral Abstracts 

 

Workshop 5: 2019 Integrative Oncology Research Highlights in Art Therapy, Mind-Body Therapies and Nutrceuticals

 

Eugene Ahn, MD and Viraj Master MD

 

Workshop 6: Update in Applied Mind-Body Medicine

 

Shelly Latte-Naor, MD

3:00 PM

 

Break

 

3:15 PM

 

Concurrent Session 4

 

Oral Abstracts

 

Workshop 7: Intermittent Fasting for Cancer Patients and Employing Intermittent Fasting or Caloric Restriction in Clinical Practice: An Important Tool for Impro

 

Nimit Sudan, MD and Carol Lourie

 

Workshop 8: Realistic Hope: Finding the Sweet Spot Between False Hope and False Hopelessness

 

Catherine Zollman, BA, MD, Dr. Ben-Ayre and Sophie Sabbage

5:00 PM

 

Closing Remarks

 

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SIO2019 has wonderful opportunities for the integrative oncology patient advocate community. More details coming soon.

 

SIO2019 will include keynote presentations from Lee Jones, PhD, Dawn Hershman, MD, MS, Michael W. Young, PhD, and Jamie H. Von Roenn, MD, FASCO.

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Lee Jones, PhD
Investigation of Exercise as Interception Therapy for Cancer: Learning from Lessons of the Past
 
Saturday, October 19, 2019 - 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm ET

About Dr. Jones                                                                                         

Lee Jones, PhD, is the chief of the Exercise Oncology Service and Laboratory, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, which focuses on studying th efficacy and mechanisms of exercise training on cardiovascular toxicities and tumor initiation and progression.  Dr. Jones will speak about the mechanism and impact of exercise on cancer survivors, highlighting the methodological challenges and advancement in the field of exercise oncology.

Dawn Hershman MD MS 2019

Dawn Hershman, MD, MS, FASCO 
Evaluating the Safety and Efficacy of Integrative Medicine for Cancer Survivors: Methodologic Challenges and Opportunities to Move the Field Forward
Sunday, October 20, 2019 - 8:00 am - 9:15 am ET

About Dr. Hershman

Dawn Hershman, MD, MS, is a  medical oncologist and leader of the Breast Cancer Program of Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at Columbia University. She will discuss how to use rigorous clinical trial methods to establish the safety and efficacy of integrative medicine (e.g., acupuncture, supplements) for cancer survivors, and the challenges and opportunities for moving the field forward.

 

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Jamie H. Von Roenn, MD, FASCO 
Lessons from Loss
Sunday, October 20, 2019 - 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm ET

 

About Dr. Von Roenn

Jamie H. Von Roenn, MD, FASCO, is vice president of education, science, and professional development of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. Dr. Von Roenn draws upon her own experience as a caregiver to her husband, and she will discuss the art of palliative and supportive care in cancer patients.  

Michael W. Young PhD Nobel Prize Winner

   Michael W. Young, PhD
Genes Regulating Sleep and Circadian Rhythms
Monday, October 21, 2019 - 8:00 am - 9:15 am ET

About Dr. Young

Michael W. Young, PhD, is the Richard and Jeanne Fisher Professor and head of the Laboratory of Genetics at Rockefeller University. He was awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology for Medicine with Jeffrey C. Hall, PhD, and Michael Rosbash, PhD, for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling the circadian rhythm. His topic will be basic research on circadian rhythms and its impact on health conditions and cancer.

 

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On Sunday, October 20, 2019, 5:00-7:00 pm, join SIO and Memorial Sloan Kettering in the Trianon Ballroom of the Hilton Midtown to celebrate MSK's Integrative Medicine Service's 20th anniversary. Come enjoy hot and cold hors d'oeuvres, entertainment, and a beverage before you go out for dinner in the Big Apple, or to take in a show. Ticket price is $25. Open to all. Space is limited, so please pre-register for our event planning purposes.

About Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Integrative Medicine Service: Provides comprehensive support to cancer patients, survivors, caregivers, and hospital staff with evidence-based complementary therapies helping people manage the many physical and emotional effects of cancer diagnosis and treatment. The program also provides healthcare professionals with resources on integrative oncology and how it can help enhance patients’ care and recovery.

 

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