This article is part of our October 2020 special issue. Download the full issue here: https://issuu.com/impacthealthmedia/docs/nmjmag18_oncology_final.
Among the tragedies of the Covid-19 pandemic is how it is affecting people at risk of cancer and those being treated for cancer. In this episode, Natural Medicine Journal Publisher Karolyn Gazella and Editor-in-Chief Tina Kaczor, ND, FABNO, discuss how the pandemic has negatively impacted cancer care and what integrative healthcare practitioners can do to help. Kaczor is board-certified in naturopathic oncology and has a private telemedicine practice via Round Table Cancer Care. Karolyn is a cancer survivor and the cocreator and CEO of the iTHRIVE Plan, an online wellness program for cancer survivors.
Tina Kaczor, ND, FABNO, is editor-in-chief of Natural Medicine Journal and a naturopathic physician, board-certified in naturopathic oncology. She received her naturopathic doctorate from National University of Natural Medicine and completed her residency in naturopathic oncology at Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Tulsa, Oklahoma. Kaczor received undergraduate degrees from the State University of New York at Buffalo. She is the past-president and treasurer of the Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians and secretary of the American Board of Naturopathic Oncology. She is the editor of the Textbook of Naturopathic Oncology. She has been published in several peer-reviewed journals. Kaczor is based in Portland, Oregon.
This article is part of our October 2020 special issue. Download the full issue here: https://issuu.com/impacthealthmedia/docs/nmjmag18_oncology_final
On this episode, integrative clinician and researcher Isaac Eliaz, MD, LAc, shares some of the more progressive methods he uses with people who have cancer. In addition to providing an update on galectin-3 and modified citrus pectin research, Eliaz also discusses his research involving prostate cancer relapse and how he uses mushroom extracts to address breast cancer regardless of receptive status. Finally, he briefly describes his pioneering applications using therapeutic apheresis.
Isaac Eliaz, MD, LAc, is an integrative medical doctor, licensed acupuncturist, researcher, author, product formulator, and frequent guest lecturer. He has been a pioneer in holistic medicine since the early 1980s, with numerous peer-reviewed publications demonstrating the benefits of his innovative formulas and protocols.
Eliaz is the founder and medical director of Amitabha Medical Clinic in Santa Rosa, California, an integrative health center specializing in cancer and chronic conditions. Eliaz is regarded as a leading expert in galectin-3 and modified citrus pectin research, as well as a pioneer in the use of therapeutic apheresis blood filtration in the United States.
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On this episode, our guest is Randy Horwitz, MD, PhD, FACP, who is currently the medical director of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine. Horwitz addresses several Covid-19 issues, including pathophysiology, hypoxia, and identifying the lingering effects of the virus in some patients.
Randy Horwitz, MD, PhD, FACP, is the medical director of the Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine and a professor of medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine. Prior to medical school, he completed his PhD in molecular immunology. Horwitz completed 2 fellowships: one in allergy and immunology and the other in integrative medicine. He is triple board-certified in internal medicine, allergy and clinical immunology, and integrative medicine. Horowitz was elected as the founding chair of the American Board of Integrative Medicine (ABOIM) and is a fellow of the American College of Physicians. He is the author of the textbook Integrative Rheumatology (Oxford University Press), and he is currently completing Integrative Allergy & Asthma (Oxford University Press), due to be published in 2021.
Addressing female infertility often requires an integrative approach. This interview features 2 integrative health experts on the topic, Ramneek Bhogal, DC, DABCI, and Stephanie O’Neill Bhogal, DC, DICCP, who are in private practice at Wolfe Family Chiropractic in Metamora, MI, where they specialize in women’s health and pediatrics. Bhogal and O’Neill share details associated with their integrative approach to improving egg quality and increasing the chances of pregnancy.
Ramneek Bhogal, DC, DABCI, enjoys private practice in Metamora, MI, where he blends his 20 years in academia with clinical expertise in technique and integrative work. A graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic, he is also a diplomate of the American Board of Chiropractic Internists and has trained with the Institute of Functional Medicine. Bhogal is a popular lecturer providing continuing education and often speaks at national and international conferences. He has been published in peer-reviewed journals and recently coauthored a chapter in a pediatric chiropractic textbook with his wife, Stephanie O’Neill Bhogal, DC, DICCP. Together, they also established Peak Potential Outreach, an international nonprofit organization committed to bringing healthcare to the globally underprivileged.
Stephanie O’Neill Bhogal, DC, DICCP, is in private practice caring for women and children in Metamora, MI, following 18 years in academia. After graduating from Palmer College of Chiropractic, she completed a 3-year clinical residency in Chiropractic Pediatrics and earned her Diplomate in Clinical Chiropractic Pediatrics (DICCP) from the International Chiropractic Association. She is the current president of the ICA Council on Pediatrics. O’Neill has collaborated on publishing a mainstream chiropractic pediatric textbook, has been published in peer-reviewed journals, and lectures frequently at conferences and international symposia. She also serves as an editor for the Journal of Clinical Chiropractic Pediatrics. She travels regularly to underserved countries with Peak Potential Outreach, a non-profit foundation she and her husband founded.
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