Conference Addresses Integrative Approaches to Breast Cancer

SUNY New Paltz on Sunday, April 17, 2016




 

Breast Cancer Options, a Hudson Valley support organization for women with breast cancer and their families, will hold its 15th annual Integrative Medicine Cancer Conference at SUNY New Paltz in the Lecture Center from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., April 17, 2016. The conference is open to all women, whether or not they have had a breast cancer diagnosis.

Among the featured speakers will be Drs. Ronald Stram and Heidi Puc from the Stram Center for Integrative Medicine; Corinne Menn, an osteopathic gynecologist and young breast cancer survivor; Dr. Hannah Brooks; Dr. Michael Schachter, a pioneer in integrative medicine; Scott Berliner, a natural pharmacist from Life Science Pharmacy; and Ajamu Ayinde, a certified medical hypnotherapist and Transpersonal Hypnotherapy trainer.

Visitors to the conference can attend workshops covering subjects such as treating the whole person; the value of mind, body and spirit; lifestyle changes that positively impact health; the uses of medical marijuana in cancer care; reducing treatment side effects and making informed treatment decisions; new developments in breast cancer treatment; and genomic and genetic testing. There will also be young survivor and metastatic breast cancer luncheons.

Breast Cancer Options, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, is “committed to providing people with the information and support they need to make informed health choices,” says Executive Director Hope Nemiroff.

Conference admission is $25 and includes lunch. Limited scholarships are available. For info or to register, call Breast Cancer Options at 845.339.4673 or visit BreastCancerOptions.org.

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