Multidisciplinary oncology practitioners from around the globe, including stakeholders from major cancer centers, convene at SIO annual international conferences to discuss the evolution of evidence-based integrative oncology in practice, the steadily growing science base, and its continued rise in popularity use as patients demand a whole-person approach to cancer care with mind, body, and spirit. Read the overarching goals of the conference.

Mark your calendars for SIO's 2018 conference, October 27-29 at the Scottsdale Resort at McCormack Ranch, Scottsdale, Arizona. The conference theme will be "From Research to Practical Applications." Watch for updates.


Request for Applications for the SIO New Investigator Forum on Integrative Oncology Research Methods now open!

Overview: The Society for Integrative Oncology (SIO) is committed to developing talented young investigators in integrative oncology with its New Investigator Forum on Integrative Oncology Research Methods. We are now accepting applications for the 2018 annual international conference that will be held in Scottsdale, October 27-29. Open to advanced doctoral students, postdoctoral trainees and junior faculty, a selected group of scholars will be chosen to meet with internationally recognized leaders in the field, and present their research for discussion and constructive feedback. The research may be in its planning stages or work in progress but not yet completed.

Description: Participants will attend a 3-hour forum in a small group setting consisting of experts and trainees/junior faculty in integrative oncology where ideas, information, feedback and guidance will be exchanged. The forum will be held the last day of the SIO Annual Meeting on Monday, October 29,, 2018 from 1:30 pm – 5:30 pm. New investigator participants will receive a waiver of the conference fee and reimbursement up to $1,500 for related travel and accommodation expenses. All expenses are subject the SIO Travel Policy and must be submitted with the SIO reimbursement form and accompanied by receipts.

Application deadline: May 29, 2018

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SIO2018 Call for Abstracts now open!  

The 15th International Conference of the Society for Integrative Oncology (SIO) will be held October 27-29, 2018 in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA. The theme is "Integrative Oncology: From Research to Practical Applications." The SIO Conference is the gathering place for clinicians, researchers, patients, advocates and trainees in integrative cancer care from all over the world. The Conference will provide an opportunity for attendees to hear about advancements made in the field, present their research findings, build collaborations, and learn from each other. The program includes keynotes, plenary sessions, moderated panels, workshops, and oral and poster presentations of research findings. There will be informal time for gathering, including a welcome reception and a conference dinner. 

Abstracts for oral and poster presentations that represent the broad spectrum of integrative cancer research (basic, clinical, health care utilization, cost effectiveness, program and best practice guideline development) and clinical care are welcomed. In keeping with the conference theme, individuals submitting abstracts are encouraged to consider the research to practical applications factors of their work and its relevance to integrative cancer care.

Application Deadline:  May 8, 2018 

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The 2017 conference was held  November 12-14, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois, on the theme "Person-Centered Care in Integrative Oncology: Innovations, Impact, and Implementation." 

The 2016 conference was held on November 5-7 in Miami, Florida on the theme “Advancing the Global Impact of Integrative Oncology.” Read more about the 2016 conference here

The 2015 conference was held on November 14-16 in Boston, Massachusetts. Read more about the 2015 conference and view recordings from the first ever Joint Conference on Acupuncture, Oncology and Fascia. Review information about the 2014 conference and past conferences.