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28. Integrative Approaches to Breast Cancer with Dr. Lise Alschuler

Episode Summary

Dr. Alschuler, ND and a Fellow by the American Board of Naturopathic Oncology (FABNO) is a Professor of Clinical Medicine at the University of Arizona where she is the Assistant Director of the Fellowship in Integrative Medicine at the Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine. Dr. Alschuler completed her naturopathic medical training at Bastyr University where she completed her residency in general naturopathic medicine. She received her BS from Brown University. She practices naturopathic oncology out of Naturopathic Specialists, LLC. She is co-author of Definitive Guide to Cancer, now in its 3rd edition, and Definitive Guide to Thriving After Cancer. 

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Key Takeaways To Tune In For

  • [01:15] What is integrative oncology
  • [04:30] Integrative approach to breast cancer prevention 
  • [06:03] Bioflavonoids ability to interrupt cancer-causing pathways 
  • [07:00] Why fiber is one of the most impactful influences in lowering breast cancer 
  • [08:00] How eating process food increases breast cancer risks
  • [10:45] Will a vegan diet help lower the risk of getting breast cancer 
  • [13:30] Why exercise is important for breast cancer prevention
  • [15:00] The amount of exercise needed to reduce breast cancer risks 
  • [17:45] How exercise helps lower breast cancer risks even with a genetic predisposition
  • [19:17] Stress is linked to breast cancer risks  
  • [24:00] Poor quality sleep increases the risk of breast cancer
  • [25:45] The role dietary supplements play in breast cancer 
  • [31:15] Dr. Alschuler’s parting words on her experience with breast cancer

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