Integrative Oncology: From Research to Practical Application

On Saturday, October 27 through Monday, October 28, 2018, the Society for Integrative Oncology's 15th International Conference presents an exceptional opportunity to learn about new findings in integrative oncology from healthcare/scientific disciplines that have the potential to transform cancer care internationally. The conference - at The Scottsdale Resort - McCormick Ranch, 7700 E. McCormick Parkway, Scottsdale, AZ 85258 - focuses on the theme of  Integrative Oncology: From Research to Practical Application

The conference includes keynote presentations from Andrew Weil, MD; Patricia Ganz, MD; and Eran Ben-Arye, MD. Plenary presentations will feature sessions on Nutrition & Cancer, Implementation Science, and Non-Pharmacological Approaches to Cancer Pain. Concurrent sessions, including workshops and oral abstracts, will highlight the latest clinical, research, and methodological issues, and offer the opportunity to experience integrative modalities. There will also be dedicated time for networking and socializing including breakfast roundtable sessions, poster reception, and a gala dinner at the Desert Botanical Garden.

SIO Conference attendees are a large, multidisciplinary community of physicians, nurses, researchers, acupuncturists, nutritionists and other scientific health care disciplines, students, and patient advocates interested in scientific advances and evidence-based complementary therapies for oncology practice.

Call for Abstracts 

Submission Deadline:  May 08, 2018

SIO is accepting abstract submissions for the 15th International Conference. 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. For more information on abstract guidelines and submissions please see our Call for Abstracts.


andrew weil

Andrew Weil, MD

Founder & Director
University of Arizona Center for
Integrative Medicine
Professor of Medicine
Public Health
Jones-Lovell Endowed Chair
in Integrative Rheumatology


Patricia Ganz, MD

Professor of Health Policy
& Management
Fielding School of Public Health,
University of California, Los Angeles
Professor of Medicine
David Geffen School of Medicine
Center for Cancer Prevention
& Control Research
Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center

Eran Ben Arye MD

Eran Ben-Arye, MD

Co-Found & Director
Unit of Complementary & 
Taditional Medicine at
the Department of Family Medicine
Haifa, Israel
Director, Integrative Oncology Program
Haifa and Western Galilee Oncology
Service, Lin Medical Center, Clalit Health Services
Former Chairperson
Israel Society for Complementary Medicine
of the Israel Medical Asociation




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