Diet Modification as a Novel Therapeutic for Cancer Treatment: When Less is More

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Dr. Simone is an Assistant Professor in the department of Radiation Oncology at Thomas Jefferson. Prior to joining the staff at Jefferson she developed preclinical models for cancer and calorie restriction at the National Cancer Institute. She is an expert in breast cancer care and an important aspect of her work is the effects of dietary interventions on breast cancer patients.


Overall Goals and Objectives:

1. Identify recent advances in integrative medical care and discuss their application to clinical practice.

2. Describe the latest data on complementary and alternative medical therapies that could improve patient outcomes.

3. Discuss core integrative medicine topics that patients frequently ask physicians about.

Presentation: 44 minutes