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Complementing cancer treatment

Complementary and integrative therapies abound in this day and age, but how do you know if it's safe to use with cancer treatment? Where can you find trustworthy evidence in choosing a therapy? What sort of therapies work well with breast cancer treatment?

In this webinar, our expert panel discusses complementary therapies and how to choose one that is effective, safe and supports your treatment.

Meet your panel

Professor Shaun Holt is a doctor, researcher and author of the book, Complementary Therapies for Cancer: What works, what doesn't... and how to tell the difference. He will give insight into the evidence around complementary therapies and what to look for to choose an evidence-based practice.

Trish Melville is the clinical services manager at Auckland's Dove House. She will share the therapies available and how these can benefit cancer patients.

Sarah Gandy is a broadcaster and BCFNZ ambassador. She will share her experience of the complementary therapies she used to help manage side effects and recover from treatment.

Webinar details

Date: Thursday 22 October

Time: 7-8pm

Where: Anywhere you like - watch from any device.

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