University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

Inaugural Integrative Oncology Symposium

June 15, 2018, 1:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Mission Bay
Rock Hall Auditorium


Event Aims

  • To highlight ongoing work at UCSF in the in the area of integrative oncology
  • To engage interested faculty & trainees in dialogue on integrative oncology with a particular focus on research efforts
  • To build momentum around future work in integrative oncology
  • To work toward expanding HDFCCC patient access to integrative oncology services and research


  • 1:00 pm - Welcome & Introduction
  • 1:12 pm - Acupuncture & Acupressure
    Maria Chao, DrPH, MPA; Sima Porten, MD, MPH; Anne Lown DPH; Sue Yom, MD, PhD
  • 1:55 pm - Botanicals & Systems of Medicine
    Donald Abrams,MD; Anand Dhruva,MD; Tung Nguyen, MD
  • 2:30 pm - Diet & Physical Activity
    Alan Venook, MD; Erin Van Blarigan, ScD; Hala Borno, MD; June Chan, ScD
  • 3:26 pm - Mind-Body Medicine
    Chloe Atreya, MD, PhD; Rick Hecht, MD; Melissa Mazor, RN, OCN, PhDc
  • 4:01 pm -  Programs & Multi-Modality Approaches
    Michelle Melisko, MD; Rahul Aggarwal, MD; Diane Shumay, PhD
  • 4:36 pm - Integrative Medicine Approaches for End of Life Care
    Rev (Jun) Florentino Caole
  • 5:00 pm - Reception

Event Sponsors

  • UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • UCSF Department of Urology
  • UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine
  • UCSF Department of Medicine - Division of Hematology & Oncology

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