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. 

Society News

Natural Medicine Journal Interviews SIO President

SIO President, Dr. Heather Greenlee discusses the landscape of integrative oncology resesarch, including what she envisions is needed for widespread adoption of evidence-based integrative programs.

Click here to view the Natural Medicine Journal. To view Dr. Greenlee's interview, click here

Call for Abstracts Now Open

Call for Abstracts Open for SIO2014 Conference

The Society for Integrative Oncology has opened its call for abstracts for the 11th International Conference of the Society for Integrative Oncology. The abstract submission deadline is April 30. Authors must submit abstracts for conference presentation using the SIO Online Abstract Submission System. Please review the abstract guidelines which are included in the submission system information. After creating a user profile, the primary author can create, modify, and submit an abstract until the deadline.

Meet Your Board Member – Omer Kucuk, MD

Omer Kucuk, MD, Professor of Hematology and Medical Oncology and Medical Oncologist at Emory University's Winship Cancer Institute in Atlanta, GA, was elected to the SIO Board of Trustees in October 2013. A board certified and practicing medical oncologist, he is recognized for his pioneering research on nutrition and cancer therapy.

A graduate of Hacettepe University Medical School in Ankara, Turkey, Dr. Kucuk conducted his residency and fellowship at St. Francis Hospital in Evanston, Illinois, and a hematology and oncology fellowship at Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago.


SIO Immediate Past President Susan Bauer-Wu, PhD, RN, FAAN, co-authors an article in the Huffington Post

SIO Immediate Past President Susan Bauer-Wu, PhD, RN, FAAN, co-authored an article in the Huffington Post on "The Architecture of Resilience," providing information to help reinforce New Year's resolutions to help ease the stress of everyday challenges. The article draws on resilience instruction in the UVA nursing curriculum. She is the Kluge Professor in Contemplative End-of-Life Care and teaches and directs the Compassionate Care Initiative at the University of Virginia. 


Events of Interest


05.02.2014 - 05.03.2014
Oncology Nutrition Symposium


05.05.2014 - 05.07.2014
11th Annual Nutrition & Health Conference