The Society for Integrative Oncology

The mission of the Society for Integrative Oncology is to advance evidence-based, comprehensive, integrative healthcare to improve the lives of people affected by cancer. 

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Patient Advocate & Trainee Scholarship Applications Now Available!

Patient Advocates and Trainees are invited to apply for a scholarship to attend the 11th International Conference. This Scholarship Program is made possible through a generous grant from National Institutes of Health (NIH). Scholarships are available to help cover travel, hotel, registration, and other expenses for trainees traveling from outside the greater Houston area to attend SIO2014. Applications will be evaluated and reviewed based on the Scholarship Eligibility Criteria listed in the scholarship application links below. Scholarship recipients will be reimbursed post-conference, in the amount of $1,000 (USD). The deadline to submit is Friday, September 5, 2014 at 11:59 pm ET. 



11th International Conference -- Registration Now Open!

You are cordially invited to attend the 11th International Conference of the Society for Integrative Oncology, October 26-28, 2014 in Houston, Texas, USA. This year's conference, "Personalized Integrative Oncology: Targeted Approaches For Optimal Outcomes," presents an opportunity for clinicians, researchers, patients and advocates to hear about and discuss the latest in evidence-based integrative oncology. Our speakers and attendees from around the globe will share their experience in health care practice.


Meet Your Board Member: Dr. Gregory Plotnikoff

Gregory A. Plotnikoff, MD, MTS, FACP, likes mysteries - unravelling medically unexplained symptoms. He finds that taking an integrative approach of mind, body and spirit is often a positive path in such matters, including interventional nutrition, herbal medicines and spirituality in clinical care. His casework also involves chronic and complex disease.


About Our June Webinar Speaker: Dr. Suzanna Zick

Suzanna Zick, ND, MPH, received her degree as a Naturopathic Physician from the National College of Naturopathic Medicine in Portland, Oregon, and her Masters of Public Health in Epidemiology from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Currently, Dr. Zick is a Research Associate Professor in Family Medicine and a Research Associate Professor of Environmental Health Sciences in the School of Public Health at the University of Michigan. She is SIO's President-Elect and is involved in the planning of SIO's 2014 and 2015 international conferences.