Cancer Care

Welcoming Dr. Kevin Sclater, MD

Welcoming Dr. Kevin Sclater, MD to the IHC Team I am tremendously excited to introduce the newest member of our IHC Team, Dr. Kevin Sclater MD, Palliative Care Physician.  Dr. Sclater is a family doctor with specialist certification in palliative care and more than 25 years experience in the field.  Dr. Sclater will be working…

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IHC-CCC Team

My Integrated Health Clinic – Cancer Care Team I would like to introduce you to my tremendous IHC-Cancer Care Centre team of Naturopathic Physicians. The Cancer Care Centre provides a team of naturopathic doctors committed to understanding the full scope of proven integrative cancer care options and bringing those options to their patients. They work…

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AAMP-2023 Conference

Integrative Oncology – Clinical Management from Seasoned Practitioners Advanced Applications in Medical Practice (AAMP) was created by Dr. Anderson with a mission to elevate physicians to a higher level of theoretical understanding and clinical application, for the wellbeing and improvement of their patients’ health. I am excited to have been asked to participate in the…

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SIO-2023 Conference

Integrative Oncology as Standard of Care: The Time is Now  SIO is the premier multi-disciplinary professional organization for integrative oncology founded in 2003.  The mission of the SIO is to “advance evidence-based, comprehensive integrative healthcare to improve the lives of people affected by cancer.” I am thrilled to have been selected for presentation at this…

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Hyperthermia and the Immune Response

Hyperthermia and the Immune Response  Hyperthermia (HT) makes the immune system become actively engaged against tumours. Yes, HT actually induces anti-tumour immunity, creating a type of “personalized” treatment approach. One of the most eloquent papers summarizing the known immune responses to HT was just accepted for publication March 2012 (Frey B, Weiss EM, et al….

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Colorectal Cancer Screening

Colorectal Cancer Screening  On the theme of cancer prevention, we here at IHC CCC are proud to have been chosen as one of the few centers in Canada chosen to launch this first and only liquid-based screening tool for colorectal cancer. Today, 1 in 3 eligible adults do not complete recommended colorectal cancer screening because…

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Supporting the Immune System

Supporting the Immune System  Yes, the time has finally come. The treatment of metastatic disease has shifted dramatically in the past number of years from trying to kill cancer cells, to promoting the immune system to fight the cancer. The relationship between cancer and the immune system has been known since the late 1800s when…

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Professor of Naturopathic Oncology

Professor of Naturopathic Oncology  Dr. Gurdev Parmar ND FABNO(USA) The founder and medical director of IHC’s Cancer Care Centre is also now the professor of Naturopathic Oncology at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, Boucher Campus. Dr. Parmar is excited to take on the important task of providing tomorrow’s NDs with a solid foundation in…

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Treatment Options

Treatment Options  Question: What treatment options does the IHC CCC provide patients living with cancer? Answer: A TON, including: Time. In-depth consultations able to review all of your medical records, all of your treatments, all of your symptoms, and then provide an integrative, evidence-informed, holistic approach to care. Expert knowledge of all naturopathic therapies including…

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Back to Basics

Back to Basics  Carrying forward the same theme of 2023, I feel compelled to continue introducing our readers to the IHC CCC. Back to basics. In our January newsletter, I summarized the fact that the IHC CCC provides comprehensive care from cancer screening and prevention plans to active treatment, and even survivorship care. Naturopathic physicians…

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