Optimizing Cancer Survivorship With Dr. Lise Alschuler, ND, FABNO

May 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

In this presentation, Dr. Alschuler will discuss dimensions of survivorship following definitive cancer treatment.  She will review the priorities of cancer survivors, evidence-based strategies to address those concerns, and common treatment-related after-effects, among other topics. 

Webinar learning objectives:

  1. Explore the common concerns and after-effects of cancer survivorship.
  2. Understand the rationale, indications, and limitations of selected lifestyle-based strategies—nutrition, physical activity, mind-body techniques, and botanical and dietary supplements—in the context of optimizing cancer survivorship. 
  3. Develop a key understanding of the influence of the practitioner/patient relationship in optimizing wellness after cancer.

Speaker Bio:

Dr. Lise Alschuler, ND, FABNO, is a professor of clinical medicine at the University of Arizona, and the associate director of the Fellowship in Integrative Medicine at the university’s famed Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine.  Dr. Alschuler received her undergraduate degree in medical anthropology from Brown University in Providence, RI.  She obtained her naturopathic medical degree from Bastyr University in Seattle, WA, where she also completed a residency in general naturopathic medicine.  She is board certified in naturopathic oncology and maintains a clinical practice out of the Naturopathic Specialists office in Scottsdale, AZ.

Dr. Alschuler is past president of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP) and a founding board member, past president and current Board member of the Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians. Previously, she was the department head of naturopathic medicine at Midwestern Regional Medical Center – Cancer Treatment Centers of America, and prior to that, served as clinic medical director at Bastyr University.

She has been an invited speaker at more than 300 scientific/medical conferences, published dozens of articles, been a co-investigator on five research studies, written six chapters for medical textbooks, and co-authored two books:  Definitive Guide to Cancer, now in its 3rd edition, and Definitive Guide to Thriving After Cancer.   The AANP recognized Dr. Alschuler as Physician of the Year in 2014, and she received an honorary degree from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine and the Joseph Pizzorno Founders award from Bastyr University in the same year.  She was honored with the AANP President’s award in 2016, the Impact award from the National Association of Nutrition Professionals in 2017, and the Sheikh Zayed International Award in Naturopathy in 2020.

For more than a decade, Dr. Alschuler has co-hosted a weekly podcast on healthful living in the face of cancer and chronic disease. She envisions a world where all individuals with disease are offered personalized integrative care and are empowered to live exuberant and meaningful lives.

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