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Advances in Women’s Health Symposium (Vancouver, BC)

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lectureIn this lecture, Dr. Gurm presented an evidence-based review on best screening practices for individuals who are high-risk for primary and secondary breast and ovarian cancer, along with an evidence-informed review of naturopathic treatments for breast and ovarian cancer along the continuum of care.


Evidence-Based Trends In Breast Cancer Prevention & Integrative Treatment

Description

lectureDr. Gurm presented current evidence for breast cancer risk reduction (primary and recurrence prevention) and outcomes optimization using natural agents, therapies, dietary and lifestyle strategies in integrative cancer care. She presented information on recent genetic and epigenetic discoveries and how these findings can be leveraged to enhance our understanding of cancer as a disease and what interventions have the potential for greatest impact on cancer incidence. Learn more about our Integrative Cancer Therapies.

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Breast Density: The Big Factor Every Woman Should Know About

Learning Objectives

  • What is breast density?
  • How does it affect my risk for breast cancer?
  • How do I know if I have dense breasts?
  • What are the factors that influence breast density
  • What can I do about it

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  • What is Environmental Medicine?
  • Biochemical Properties of Mercury
  • Biological Impact of Mercury Toxicity
    • Sources
    • Pharmacokinetics
    • Cellular impact
    • Health-specific effects
  • Safe Amalgam Removal
    • Protocols
    • Cases

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Learn more about our Toxicity Tests.

Combating Chronic Workplace Fatigue

Learning Objectives

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  • What is NM?
  • Self-Assessment
    • Establishing awareness
  • Common causes of fatigue
    • Hormone imbalance
    • Food choices
    • Nutritional deficiencies
    • Life-style
    • Stress
  • Functional Assessment
    • Objection – Nutritional & Metabolic testing
    • Subjective – Signs, symptoms, Q&A

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Learn more about our Hormone Tests or Metabolic and Nutrition Tests.

Effective Personalized Recommendations For Breast Cancer Screening: A Review of the Evidence

Outcomes evidence on current screening practices, emerging trends in incidence and mortality rates, impact of breast density, advantages and limitations of current technologies used for screening, data on new imaging tools available, criteria for individualized assessment and personalized screening plan using a multi-modal approach and coupled with effective prevention strategy.

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Learn more about our Integrative Cancer Therapies.