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.


Graviola002 3x2We chose Graviola for this month’s column because of its growing interest among cancer patients. This column is provided by the Integrative Medicine Service at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

The theme of the 2016 conference, “Advancing the Global Impact of Integrative Oncology,” will be reflected in the international sharing of information and experiences in a number of workshops. The conference will be held November 5-7 in Miami, Florida.