Friday, October 26, 2018

  • 4:00 - 5:30 pm - Patient Advocate Conference Kickoff - Apache-1
    • This session will feature a presentation from Research Advocate AnneMarie Ciccarella, a rundown of the conference program, including which sessions may be most beneficial for Patient Advocates to attend, and dedicated networking time to meet other Patient Advocates who will be attending the conference.
  • 5:30 - 6:00 pm - SIO 15th International Conference Welcome - Bennie's Courtyard
    • Performance by Jones Benally Family Dance Troupe

Saturday, October 27, 2018

  • 6:00 - 7:00 am - Wellness Session: Tai Chi Easy - Community Lawn
  • 6:30 am - 5:30 pm - Registration and Exhibits Open
  • 7:00 - 7:45 am - Breakfast
  • 8:00 - 8:50 am - Opening Session
    • Invocation and Mindfulness Activity - Lynda Balneaves, PhD, RN, University of Manitoba, SIO President
    • History of SIO - Celebrating 15 Years
    • Jones Benally Dance
  • 8:50 - 10:05 am - Keynote 1
    • Integrative Oncology: Present and Future - Andrew Weil, MD, University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine
  • 10:05 - 10:30 am - Break
  • 10:30 - 11:45 am - Plenary 1Nutrition and Cancer
    • Sugar and Cancer - Peiying Yang, MS, PhD, MD Anderson Cancer Center
    • The Seed and Soil in Breast Cancer Revisited: The Effect of Copper Depletion Strategy on Tumor Microenvironment in Breast Cancer at High Risk for Relapse - Linda Vahdat, MD, MBA, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    • Integrating Nutritional Strategies into Routine Oncology Practice to Reduce Toxicities and Improve Outcomes - Rob Thomas, MB ChB, MRCP, MD, FRCR, Bedford and Addenbrooke's Cambridge University Hospitals 
  • 12:00 - 1:30 pm - Luncheon Address 
    • How Integrative Oncology Moves Forward: Walking a Tight Rope in Stormy Weather - Dugald Seely, ND, MSc, FABNO, Ottawa Integrative Cancer Center
  • 1:45 - 3:00 pm - Concurrent Session 1
    • Featured Abstract A-1 - Nutrition and Natural Products
      • Dietary Intake and Micronutrient Deficiency in Children with Cancer - Miriam Morrell, D.O., MD Anderson Cancer Center
      • A Prospective, Randomised Controlled Trial on Carica Papaya Leaf Extract (Caripill) Tablet in Management of Chemotherapy Induced Thrombocytopenia in Solid Tumours - Manjula Suresh, MBBS, MD, Micro Labs Limited
      • Ten Year Follow Up of a Randomized Study of Viscum Album Fermentatum Pini Vs Etoposide in Osteosarcoma in Complete Surgical Remission After Second Relapse - Alessandra Longhi DD, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli
      • Effect of Modified Citrus Pectin Treatment on Psa Dynamics In Non-Metastatic Biochemically Relapsed Prostate Cancer Patients: Interim Results of a Phase Iib Study - Isaac Eliaz, MD, Amitabha Medical Clinic and Healing Center
      • Scutellarin Inhibit Pancreatic Cancer Cell Proliferation by Suppression of Stemness Through Targeting Id2 - Lian-Yu Chen, MD, PhD, Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center
    • Featured Abstract B-1 - Acupuncture
      • Outpatient Acupuncture Effects on Self-Reported Symptoms in Integrative Cancer Care: A Retrospective Analysis - Gabriel Lopez, MD, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Palliative, Rehabilitation and Integrative Medicine
      • Acupuncture for Hot Flashes in Cancer Patients: TCM Diagnosis as a Predictor of Treatment Response - Wenli Liu, MD, MD Anderson Cancer Center
      • Effects of Auricular Acupuncture on Appetite in Patients With Advanced Cancer: A Randomized Controlled Trial - Dongmei Chen, MD, Xiyuan Hospital, China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences
      • Reduction of Opioid Use by Acupuncture During Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: A Randomized Controlled Trial - Gary Deng, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Medicine 
      • A Phase IIA Trial of Acupuncture to Reduce Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy Severity During Neoadjuvant or Adjuvant Weekly Paclitaxel Chemotherapy in Breast Cancer Patients - Iris Zhi, MD, PhD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    • Workshop 1: Native Traditional Healing: The Integration of Traditional Medicine into Cancer Care - Krisstina Gowin, DO, Mayo Clinic; Roberta Basch, MA, Salish Cancer Center; and Herbert Yazzie, Jr., Salish Cancer center
    • Workshop 2: Disease-Specific Updates in Integrative Oncology - Moshe Frenkel, MD, University of Texas Medical Branch; Donald Abrams, MD, University of California, San Francisco; Keith Block, MD, Block Center for Integrative Cancer Treatment; and Victoria Maizes, MD, The University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine
  • 3:00 - 3:30 pm - Break
  • 3:30 - 4:45 pm - Concurrent Session 2
    • Featured Abstracts A-2 - Mind-Body Medicine
      • Mindful Moments for Staff: Improving Resilience at Work - Eva Pendleton, LMT, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
      • Music Therapy Improves Pain Management in Adults with Sickle Cell Disease Treated at a Comprehensive Cancer Center - Samuel Rodgers-Melnick, MT-BC, University Hospitals, Connor Integrative Health Network 
      • Temporal Trends in Use of Complementary And Integrative Health Therapies Among Oncology Patients and Cancer Survivors - Ameena Ahmed, MD, The Permanente Medical Group, Adult & Family Medicine 
      • Preoperative Guided Imagery in Patients Undergoing Urology Surgery - Kathyrn Quanstrom, UCSF, Urology 
      • Preliminary Report on the Phase II Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Evaluation of AHCC for the Eradication of HPV Infections In Women With HPV Positive Pap Smears - Judith Smith, PharmD, BCOP, UTHealth McGovern Medical School
    • Featured Abstracts B-2 - Traditional Medicine / TCM
      • Association Between Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine Use and Overall Survival For Advanced Gastric Cancer: A Propensity Matched Study - Ai-Guang Zhao, Longhua Hospital, Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine
      • Self-Acupressure Resolves Co-Occurring Symptoms in Cancer Survivors - Suzie Zick, ND, MPH, University of Michigan, Family Medicine
      • Randomized Multicenter Clinical Trial of Herbal Spray Solution or Biafine in Patients with Radiation-Induced Skin Damage for Whom Received Radiotherapy - Jie Liu, Guang An Men Hospital, China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences
      • Cheonwangbosimdan, Traditional Herbal Medicine, Versus Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia in Patients with Cancer-Related Sleep Disturbance: A Randomized Controlled, Open-Label, Non-Inferiority Trial - Jee Young Lee, Kyung Hee University Hospital at Gangdong 
      • A Multi-Mineral Intervention to Modulate the Gut Microbiota and Bile Acid Profile in Subjects at Risk for Colorectal Cancer - Muhammad Aslam, MBBS, University of Michigan Medical School, Pathology
    • Workshop 3: Heart Rate Variability Patterns Related to Psychosocial Interventions’ Success with Cancer Recovery: Implications for Research and Practice: An Experiential Workshop - Linda Larkey, PhD, Arizona State University; Sunny Kim, PhD, Arizona State University; and Dara James, Arizona State University
    • Workshop 4: Essentials of Culinary Medicine for Cancer Survivors - Mladen Golubić, MD, PhD, Cleveland Clinic; and Jim Perko, CEC, AAC, Cleveland Clinic
  • 5:00 - 6:45 pm - Poster Reception

Sunday, October 28, 2018

  • 6:00 - 7:00 am - Wellness Session: Yoga (mats provided) - Pima 
  • 6:30 am - 5:30 pm - Registration, Exhibits and Posters Open
  • 7:00 - 7:45 am - Network Breakfast Roundtables
  • 8:00 - 9:15 am - Keynote 2
    • Symptom Science in Cancer Survivors: Advances in Biology and Management Patricia Ganz, MD, UCLA Schools of Medicine & Public Health
  • 9:15 - 10:30 am - Plenary 2Implementation Science
    • Implementation Science at the National Cancer Institute - Gila Neta, PhD, National Cancer Institute
    • Community Implementation, Wellness Engineering, Patient Perspective - Aaron Leppin, MD, Mayo Clinic
    • Complementary and Integrative Medicine Training for Medical Oncologist and Breast Cancer Surgeons - A Cluster Randomized Trial - Claudia Witt, MD, MBA, University of Zurich
  • 10:30 - 11:00 am - Break
  • 11:00 - 11:45 am - SIO Annual Meeting
  • 12:00 - 1:30 pm - Luncheon Address
    • Natural Supplements: What Clinicians Should Know  - Tieroana Low Dog, MD, Medicine Lodge Ranch, LLC
  • 1:45 - 3:00 pm - Concurrent Session 3
    • Featured Abstracts A-3 - Multi-Modal Interventions
      • Relaxation Response Resiliency Program for Fear of Recurrence (3RP-FOR): Development And Preliminary Feasibility/Acceptability of a Multimodal, Mind-Body Intervention for Fear of Recurrence Among Cancer Survivors - Daniel Hall, PhD, Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital
      • Perioperative Effects of Surgery, Anesthesia and Analgesics Associated with Cancer Progression: A Review - Michael Gonzalez Guzman, DSC, NMD, PhD, University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus, School of Public Health 
      • Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial of a Dyadic Yoga Program For Head and Neck Cancer Patients Undergoing Radiotherapy and Their Family Caregivers - Kathrin Milbury, PhD, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center 
      • Insomnia and Pain in Cancer Survivors: A Randomized Controlled Trial Between Acupuncture and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy - Susan Qing Li, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Integrative Medicine 
      • Proeverywhere: Bridging the Unmet Needs of Patient Reported Outcomes with a Mobile App - Kin Wai (Tony) Hung, MD, Olive View UCLA Medical Center, Oncology
    • Featured Abstracts B-3 - Implementation and Dissemination
      • Disparities in Awareness, Use and Outlook of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) in Underserved and Underinsured African American Cancer Patients - Shahla Bari, MD, Morehouse School of Medicine, Internal Medicine
      • Cancer Patients and Caregivers' Familiarity, Interest, and Willingness to Pay for Integrative Therapies - Olivia Larbi, Case Western Reserve University
      • Patient Advocates: Building Understanding and Awareness  - Teresa Martin, BSC, Options Patient Advocacy
      • Initiating Group Visits in Integrative Oncology - Ana Maria Lopez, MD, MPH, Sydney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson
      • Trends and Characteristics of 16 Years of Oncological Acupuncture Clinical Trials Registered On Clincialtrials.GOV - John Burns, DPT, MDT, MSOH, Aurora Health, Aurora Cancer Care and Integrative Medicine
    • Workshop 5: 2018 Integrative Oncology Research Highlights in 3 Key Fields: Mind-Body Medicine, Acupuncture and Nutraceuticals With Emphasis on Clinical Application - Eugene Ahn, MD, Cancer Treatment Centers of America; Linda Carlson, PhD, University of Calgary; Heather Greenlee, ND, PhD, University of Washington School of Medicine; and Keith Block, MD, The Block Center for Integrative Cancer Treatment
    • Workshop 6: Do Ask, Do Tell: Integrative Approaches for Women With Sexual Dysfunction After a Cancer Diagnosis - Victoria Maizes, MD, The University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine; Shruti Jolly, MD, University of Michigan
  • 3:00 - 3:30 pm - Break
  • 3:30 - 4:45 pm - Concurrent Session 4
    • Featured Abstracts A-4 - Quality of Care
      • Protocol for a Two-Phase Study Examining Motivational Communication to Improve Adherence to Aromatase Inhibitors Among Breast Cancer Survivors - Kirsti Toivonen, MSC, University of Calgary
      • Embracing Patient's Preference Via Qualitative Study for Colorectal Cancer Treatment - Wendy Wong, BSC, BCM, PhD, Chinese University of Hong Kong, School of Chinese Medicine, Hong Kong Institute of Integrative Medicine
      • Attitudes and Uses of Medical Cannabis Among Patients and Providers in Vermont - Kitty Victoria, MD, University of Vermont Medical Center
      • Effectiveness of Randomized Controlled Trials in the Real-World: Measuring Pragmatism of an Ongoing Integrative-Oncology Trial (Match) Using Precis-2 Criteria - Devesh Oberoi, MBBS, PhD, University of Calgary, Oncology
      • Canadian/US Integrative Oncology Study (Cusios): Protocol and Study Status - Dugald Seely, MD, MSC, Ottawa Integrative Cancer Centre
    • Featured Abstracts B-4 - Energy Balance
      • Exercise Counseling in Integrative Oncology: Patient Characteristics and Effects on Self-Reported Symptoms - Gabriel Lopez, MD, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
      • Can Reiki Practitioners Detect Human Energy Fields? - Gabriel Moss, Case Western Reserve University
      • Assessing Feasibility of Photographic Narrative Program to Document Patient Experience at an Outpatient Cancer Center: A Pilot Study - Juhi Purswani, New York University School of Medicine
      • Tai Chi Easy During Autologous Stem Cell Transplant for Multiple Myeloma: A Pilot Randomized Trial - Krisstina Gowin, DO, University of Arizona
      • Diffusing Essential Oil Blends in an Integrative Oncology Clinic - Rena Szabo, PsyD, CAADC, TTS, MA, Med, Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center
    • Workshop 7: FDA-Registered Homeopathic Injections for the Treatment of Pain, Inflammation, Mild Depression and Hepatic/Biliary Disorders - Donese Worden, NMD, Repower Medical Center; and David Riley, MD, Editor with The Permanente Journal (TPJ), Complementary Therapies in Medicine (CTIM), and Integrative Medicine Clinicians Journal (IMCJ)
    • Workshop 8: Growing Integrative Medicine Clinical Programs: Perspectives, Lessons, and Opportunities - Shelley White, MSW, LCSW, Huntsman Cancer Hospital and Outpatient Clinics, Eva Pendleton, MA, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; Santosh Rao, MD, Banner MD Anderson - Panel Participants: Eric Garland, PhD, LCSW, University of Utah; Kimberly Walker, BA, University of Utah; and Darren Walker, BA, University of Utah
  • 5:30 pm - Transportation to Desert Botanical Garden for Gala
  • 6:00 - 7:00 pm - Cocktails in the Ullman Terrace with appetizers and the Electric Desert Exhibit
  • 7:00 pm - Walk to the Boppart Courtyard for dinner
  • 7:30 - 8:00 pm - Speaches and awards
  • 8:00 - 8:45 pm - A 2nd Act
  • 8:45 pm - Dessert and Coffee
  • 9:30 pm - Buses depart the Garden and stop at Old Town Scottsdale on the way back to Scottsdale Resort - McCormick Ranch to drop off anyone interested in extending their evening. Return transportation from Old Town Scottsdale not provided.

Monday, October 29, 2018

  • 6:30 - 7:00 am - Wellness Session: Qigong/Tai Chi Easy - Community Lawn
  • 6:30 - 11:30 am - Registration, Exhibits and Posters Open
  • 7:00 - 7:45 am - Breakfast Committee Meetings and Networking
  • 8:00 - 9:15 am - Keynote 3
    • Integrative Oncology in the Middle East - Eran Ben-Arye, MD, Lin and Carmel Medical centers, Clalit Health Services; Faculty of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
  • 9:15 - 10:30 am - Plenary 3Non-Pharmacologic Approaches to Cancer Pain
    • Mind-Body Approach to Alleviating Acute and Chronic Pain: Efficacy and Mechanisms - Eric Garland, PhD, LCSW, University of Utah
    • Acupuncture and Chronic Pain - Jun Mao, MD, MSCE, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center 
    • A Culturally Tailored Technology-Based Program for Cancer Pain Management: Asian American Breast Cancer Survivors - Eun-Ok Im, PhD MPH, RN, CNS, FAAN, Duke
  • 10:30 - 11:00 am - Break
  • 11:00 am - 12:15 pm - Best of SIO
    • Safety of Acupuncture Treatment for Lymphedema in Breast Cancer Survivors - Lauren Piulson, BS, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    • Quxie Capsule Inhibits the Colon Tumor Growth Partially Mediated by Modulating the Gut Microbiome and MYOSIN11 - Dongmei Chen, PhD, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
    • Yoga and Cognitive Function in Cancer Survivors: A Randomized Controlled Trial - Gary Deng, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    • Genetic Predictors to Acupuncture Response for Hot Flashes: An Exploratory Study of Breast Cancer Survivors - Sally Romero, MPH, PhD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    • A Secondary Analysis of the Lite Study: Associations Among Psychosocial Outcomes and Inflammatory Markers in Cancer Survivors Treated with Bright Light Therapy - Julie Deleemans, PhD, University of Calgary
  • 12:15 - 12:30 pm - Closing Remarks
  • 1:30 - 5:30 pm - Concurrent Post-Conference Workshops
    • Therapeutic Yoga in Cancer Patients: Research Methodology and Clinical Application - Santosh Rao, MD, Banner MD Anderson, Gilbert, Arizona; Leigh Leibel, MSc (Yoga), C-IAYT, ACSM-CET, Columbia University Medical Center, New York City, New York; Lorenzo Cohen, PhD, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas; Raghavendhra Rao, PhD, Bangalore Institute of Oncology, Healthcare Global Enterprises, Ltd.; Johanne Lauktien, Banner MD Anderson, Gilbert, Arizona
    • Integrative Pain Management in Oncology: Psychophysiological, Cultural and Global Models of Care - Judi Fouladbakhsh, PhD, RN, AHN-BC PHCNS-BC, Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan; Judith Lacey, MBBS, FRACGP, FAChPM (RACP), Chris O’Brien Lifehouse Comprehensive Cancer Centre, New South Wales, Australia; Yair Maimon, OMD PhD AC, Institute of Oncology, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel; Jonathan Ammen, MEd, Mac, LAc, Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, Burlington Massachusetts; Kathleen Sanders, FNP-BC, MPH, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance/Fred Hutchinson/UW consortium, Seattle, Washington
    • Traditional Chinese Medicine and Integrative Oncology for GI Cancer: An U.S.-China Conversation, Season 2 - Yufei Yang, MD, Professor, Xiyuan Hospital, China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences, Beijing, China