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Integrative Approaches in Cancer Care with Dr. Sonia Malani

Integrative Approaches in Cancer Care with Dr. Sonia Malani

Update: 2023-09-04


In today's episode with Dr. Sonia Malani, you’ll hear us take a deep dive on:

  1. The impact of integrative oncology on cancer care;

  2. Supplements in integrative oncology;

  3. The role of integrative oncologists in addressing holistic health factors;

  4. Reducing stress, detoxification, and improving outcomes in cancer care;

  5. Strategic dietary choices for cancer prevention and supportive care;

  6. Ketamine-assisted psychotherapy for cancer patients.

Dr. Sonia Malani is a board-certified naturopathic oncologist with specialized expertise in pain management and palliative care. Passionate about cancer prevention, she delves deeply into precision oncology utilizing ctDNA technology and focuses on addressing metabolic comorbidities in patients with cancer.

Beyond her medical honors, Dr. Malani is a published author and dedicated researcher. Moreover, she wears multiple hats as a certified yoga instructor, meditation teacher, and a provider of Ketamine-Assisted Psychotherapy. Dr. Malani also plays a vital role as a co-investigator in the AIMS Cancer Outcomes Study (ACOS).

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00:00 - Intro

02:45 - What should you know about cancer?

03:47 - What is integrative oncology?

04:22 - Beyond traditional cancer treatments

05:33 - Dissecting myths in cancer treatment

08:07 - Personalized cancer care treatments

10:22 - Supplements that tackle chemo's side effects

12:34 - Specific cannabis components for different cancer concerns

14:23 - Combining conventional and natural approaches to cancer care

17:03 - The challenge of evidence in integrative oncology

18:55 - Why integrative oncology?

22:41 - Understanding carcinogenesis

25:29 - How our bodies handle toxins and stress

28:29 - Reducing toxic exposure

31:35 - Reducing toxins in your diet

33:30 - The science behind sleep

35:14 - Melatonin and cancer treatment

38:20 - Sleep hygiene in a digital world

43:09 - The science of calm for optimal health

44:18 - The sugar-cancer link

47:46 - The Mediterranean diet

51:15 - Trailblazing ketamine in mental health and oncology

56:13 - Communication and support in cancer care

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Integrative Approaches in Cancer Care with Dr. Sonia Malani

Integrative Approaches in Cancer Care with Dr. Sonia Malani

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