Complementary Therapies to Reduce Side Effects of Radiation


Radiation and chemotherapy patients often experience side effects with treatment. These might include radiation skin reaction, chemo induced neuropathy or nausea and vomiting.

We invite you to listen as Dr Brian Lawenda, Radiation Oncologist, shares how he uses various complementary medicine therapies such as acupuncture, meditation, botanicals and lifestyle counseling to address some of the side effects commonly associated with treatment.

 

About the speaker: Brian Lawenda, M.D.

Dr Lawenda is a Radiation Oncologist, Integrative Oncologist and Medical Acupuncturist. He is Medical Director for the Northwest Cancer Clinic / 21st Century Oncology in Kennewick, Washington. Dr Lawenda has a strong belief that patients will have the best possible results when they combine personalized, state of the art conventional treatments with evidence-informed complementary therapies such as acupuncture, meditation, supplements and botanicals. In addition, anticancer lifestyle counseling that includes anticancer nutrition, exercise, stress reduction toxin avoidance and elimination can have a big impact on outcomes.

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