Category: Cancer / Oncology

March 28, 2016 Dr. Nicholas Anhorn, BSc, ND No comments exist

Earlier this year I helped facilitate the ‘Skills for Healing’ cancer retreat with Dr. Rob Rutledge, MD and Timothy Walker, PhD in Sackville, NB.  Among the excellent topics discussed during that weekend retreat, the most common question that people asked me was “why did I choose to specialize in treating cancer?”  In this article, I…

March 27, 2016 Dr. Nicholas Anhorn, BSc, ND No comments exist

In my previous article, I introduced the first step of the Moncton Naturopathic Medical Clinic’s dual approach to integrative oncology care. I described how naturopathic and conventional cancer treatments can work side-by-side to not only increase the effectiveness of conventional cancer care (chemotherapy, radiation, surgery), but also to reduce any side effects of these therapies…

March 27, 2016 Dr. Martin Gleixner, MSc, ND No comments exist

Integrating naturopathic therapies in cancer care By Dr. Martin Gleixner, MSc, ND   My last column was devoted to the integration of naturopathic medicine within our present health care system.   I proposed an integrated approach that includes: 1) family physicians (MDs) and licensed naturopathic doctors (NDs) working side-by-side; 2) the adoption of six guiding…