As cannabis becomes more widely available for medical purposes increasing numbers of cancer patients are reporting benefit from its use. The published medical literature is thin on evidence. Oncologists report that they often recommend medical cannabis for their patients but describe a lack of knowledge to support their recommendations. An internet lore suggests that cannabis may be useful not only for treating symptoms related to cancer and its treatment but to treating cancer itself. Join us to learn the latest information on integrating cannabis into conventional cancer care.

The Society for Integrative Oncology (SIO) is accepting nominations from SIO members to fill anticipated vacancies on its Board of Trustees. SIO welcomes the nomination of individuals who are researchers, clinicians, clinical researchers, patients and patient advocates. The submission deadline is August 10, 2018. Learn more below about eligibility and submission procedures.

The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) has endorsed, with a few added discussion points, the Society for Integrative Oncology (SIO) evidence-based clinical practice guidelines on integrative therapies during and after breast cancer treatment.

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New Investigator Forum on Integrative Oncology Research Methods

 

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.