ICT

ICT Module VIII

Integrative Cancer Therapy Fellowship Module VIII: Nutritional Integrative Cancer Therapies

Upon completion of the module, the participant will:

  • Learn the importance of fatty acid balance including the importance of fatty acid supplementation in the cancer patient
  • Understand nutrients that can add augmenting cancer therapies
  • Know nutritional depletions caused by chemotherapy
  • Learn nutrients that can decrease side effects of radiation without affecting therapy
  • Identify nutrients that inhibit cancer-dependent enzymes
  • Learn nutrients that can cause apoptosis of cancer cells
  • Know nutrients that inhibit inflammation
  • Review the literature on nutrients that can inhibit tumor invasion
  • Learn nutrients that can block angiogenesis
  • Know nutrients that have anti-hormone effects
  • Identify nutrients that can promote immune enhancement such as beta-glucans, thymus protein extract, mushroom extracts, MGN-3, colostrum, lactoferrin, astragalus, mistletoe extract along with others
  • Identify nutrients that improve barrier strength and reduce tumor invasion
  • Understand the role of antioxidant use with chemotherapy and radiation
  • Know nutrients that decrease the effectiveness of chemotherapy and radiation
  • Learn nutrients that increase the effectiveness of chemotherapy and radiation
  • Understand the importance of reducing tumor cell glutathione levels with whey protein intake
  • Understand the importance of hydration in the cancer patient
  • Value the role that melatonin can play in the treatment of cancer
  • Understand the nutrient and herb interactions with conventional cancer therapies
  • Learn the action of vitamin D metabolites on cancer cells

Schedule:

Holistic vs. Biomedical Models of Palliative Care; Management of Cancer Pain with Integrated Botanicals and Pharmaceuticals; Role of Cannabis in Palliative Cancer Care Dwight McKee, MD 2 hrs
Novel Integrated Approaches for Cancer Patients with Advanced Disease Eric Marsden, ND 4 hrs
Overview of Integrative Palliative Care, Part 1 Akbar Khan, MD 1 hr
Overview of Integrative Palliative Care, Part 2 Akbar Khan, MD 1 hr
Metabolic Therapy with Dichloroacetate Akbar Khan, MD 1 hr
Anti-Angiogenic Therapy with Copper Chelation Akbar Khan, MD 1 hr
Immunotherapy with Low Dose Naltrexone Akbar Khan, MD 1 hr
Novel Integrated Approaches for Cancer Patients with Advanced Disease(Continued) Eric Marsden, ND 1 hr
Differentiating Agents Akbar Khan, MD 1 hr
Novel Integrated Approaches for Cancer Patients with Advanced Disease(Continued) Eric Marsden, ND 1 hr
Novel Integrated Approaches for Cancer Patients with Advanced Disease(Continued) Eric Marsden, ND ½ hr
Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide Akbar Khan, MD 1 hr
Advanced Pain Assessment and Management Akbar Khan, MD ½ hr
Advanced Pain Assessment and Management (Continued) Akbar Khan, MD ½ hr
Non Parenteral Palliative Care Paul Anderson, ND 1 hr
Parenteral Therapies in Palliative Care and Quality of Life Paul Anderson, ND 2 ½ hr
Parenteral Uses of Ascorbate: Research Outcomes and Implications for Cancer Care Paul Anderson, ND 2 hr
Novel Parenteral Compounds in Oncology Paul Anderson, ND 1 hr
Salinomycin: Targeting the Cancer Stem Cells Mark Rosenberg, MD 1 hr