Integrative Oncology as a concept which highlights the complementary benefits and divorces the fallacies of “alternative” cancer treatment is getting more exposure and gaining momentum within mainstream oncologic societies. This is critical so that oncologists within mainstream medicine gain appreciation for what can be done to improve cancer patients’ journeys through therapy.
Every time I am asked about naturopathic (ND or NMD) doctors and whether my patients should seek one out, I say “it depends”. I have collaborated with naturopaths and like anything else in life, some are better than others and some are better trained than others. So, how is the public supposed to choose?