We chose cranberry this month because it is widely used to prevent urinary tract infections.

We chose Rhodiola for this month’s NewsWire because of its growing use to increase stamina and to mitigate stress. This column is provided by the Integrative Medicine Service at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

The Society for Integrative Oncology elected four new board members at its 2016 annual business meeting on November 6 in conjunction with SIO’s 13th annual international conference in Miami, Florida.

This autumn, events to raise awareness of childhood cancers and fundraise for research initiatives have been going on all over the country. Among initiatives relating to pediatric oncology, SIO is planning a discussion group at its conference and notes here new research relating to gastrointestinal acute graft versus host disease.