University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

Integrative Cancer Care Group Visits with Donald Abrams, MD

May 24, 2019, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

UCSF Bakar Cancer Hospital
1855 Fourth St.
San Francisco, CA

Integrative Cancer Care Group Visits with Donald Abrams, MD

This 3-session group visit program for patients currently in cancer treatment and/or with metastatic cancer will be held on Fridays, 10:00 am-12:00 noon:

• May 24
• June 7
• June 21

Leading cancer and integrative medicine specialist Dr. Donald Abrams, former chief of Hematology and Oncology at San Francisco General Hospital and leader at UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Mount Zion, is sought after by cancer patients around the world. This 3-visit series covers cancer nutrition, plant therapies and non-traditional medicine.

The Anti-Cancer Diet
Dr. Abrams will offer some recommended foods, herbs and supplements that can be useful for boosting the effectiveness of conventional therapies and countering some of the distressing side effects that may accompany cancer and its treatment.

Using Nature to Heal
Plants have been used for thousands of years to prevent and cure diseases. Dr. Abrams will review what we know and don’t know about botanical therapies and medical cannabis.

Beyond Traditional Medicine
When should you consider complementary and alternative therapies, mind-body interventions, botanical therapies, and Traditional Chinese Medicine? What are they, and what might they offer?

Interested?
Talk to your oncology provider. Patients receiving treatment for cancer and/or patients with metastatic cancer can be referred by their oncologist or nurse to: Dr. Abrams’ Osher Group Medical Visits (374). Covered by most insurance.


Contact Information

Mary Destri
mary.destri@ucsf.edu

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