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La Jolla’s UC San Diego program to highlight ‘anti-cancer’ approaches

The Center for Integrative Medicine at the UCSD School of Medicine will host a conference on integrative oncology, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 6 and 9 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. April 7, at UCSD’s Medical Education and Telemedicine (MET) Building, 9500 Gilman Drive.

Participants will learn what can be done to adopt an “anti-cancer” diet and lifestyle to help rectify health imbalances and reduce the drivers of cancer.

Integrative oncology addresses all aspects of cancer care, using evidence from cancer epidemiology basic science, and clinical research — together with ancient knowledge of natural healing systems such as Chinese medicine and Ayurveda (traditional medicine native to India).

Topics include: optimal nutrition, physical activity, massage, manual therapies, acupuncture, herbs, biofeedback, meditation, guided imagery, integrative psychiatry, biofield therapies, expressive arts, yoga and tai chi.

Registration is $219. Discount are available to students and residents. Breakfast is provided both days and lunch is provided Saturday. Twelve hours of medical education credits are offered via the American Medical Association and American Psychological Association.

To register, visit

cim.ucsd.edu/io2013

or call (858) 334-4631.