Integrative Cancer Care – How NDs Support Patients with Cancer
Over 1.5 million people are diagnosed with cancer every year in the United States. More than 80% of cancer patients incorporate natural medicine in their treatment. Join the AANMC and Dr. Rick Bhim to learn about naturopathic approaches to cancer care.
Here’s what will be discussed:
– Defining integrative oncology
– Goals of integrative oncology
– The four pillars of health and how they are related to cancer
– Evidence for the use of natural interventions during conventional cancer care
– Case study of a patient who used an integrative medicine approach to treating cancer
*Webinar does not qualify for CE
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About the Presenter
Dr. Rick Bhim is a resident at the CCNM Integrated Cancer Center where he works with oncologists in the greater Toronto area to continuously learn how to better support and improve the quality of life of cancer patients. Dr. Bhim received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Waterloo with honours. He continued his education at the University of Sint Eustatius School of Medicine, obtaining his Doctor of Medicine degree before moving back to Toronto to complete his doctorate in naturopathic medicine at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine.
Following his graduation from CCNM, Dr. Bhim was accepted into the Clinical Residency program at the College where he was involved with teaching and clinical duties including supervising fourth-year naturopathic interns in the Robert Schad Naturopathic Clinic. The principles and practices of naturopathic medicine are what drove Dr. Bhim to become a naturopathic doctor. He believes in a holistic approach of care, treats the whole person and appreciates the real connection he is able to make with his patients, while educating and empowering them to achieve their health goals.