Weekly Schedule

Tue, April 14, 2015 - Benefits of Honokiol -

​On this episode, Dr. Issac Eliaz joins us to explain what honokiol is, its health promotion benefits, and how it might benefit people diagnosed with cancer.

Dr. Isaac Eliaz is a respected author, lecturer, researcher, product formulator, and clinical practitioner. He has been a pioneer in the field of integrative medicine since the early 1980s. Dr. Eliaz is a frequent guest lecturer and has taught several courses for medical doctors and licensed acupuncturists.

He developed and currently holds patents for several of his unique herbal formulations. Dr. Eliaz regularly participates in clinical studies and has been published in well-recognized, peer-reviewed journals. In addition, many of Dr. Eliaz’ formulations have been submitted for validation in independent human clinical studies whose results have been published in peer-reviewed journals.

The conversation begins at 7 pm ET. Listen and ask your questions in the chat room at www.w4cs.com.

Tue, April 21, 2015 - Do genetics make a difference for integrative cancer care? -

Dr. Rubin will discuss the emerging understanding of the role that a person’s genetics has on integrative strategies for cancer risk reduction and treatment. He will discuss the role of genetics in modifying cancer risk, individualizing nutrition, targeting immune support and in understanding inflammation.

After graduating from Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine (SCNM) in 1997, Dr. Rubin returned to SCNM to complete his residency. During his residency Dr. Rubin began breaking new ground as he developed an international presence; and launched a naturopathic oncology practice. In 2004, Dr. Rubin became the Founding President of the Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians (OncANP). The OncANP represented a revolution for the field of naturopathic oncology providing, for the first time, definition, validation and standardization of the field of naturopathic oncology. Dr. Rubin is co-Founder (along with his wife, Debi Smolinski, ND) and Medical Director of Naturopathic Specialists, LLC, in Scottsdale, AZ, where he practices full-time as a naturopathic oncologist. Dr. Rubin is an expert at the integration of traditional and naturopathic medicine for people with cancer.

Five to Thrive Live airs every Tuesday at 4 p.m. PT / 7 p.m. ET. We hope that you are able to listen live and join our discussions on the Cancer Support Network (www.w4cs.com). To listen, click here on Tuesday evenings. For iTunes users, launch iTunes, select “Internet” and then “News / Talk Radio.” Double-click on “W4CS Radio” to begin streaming. To listen live, go to W4CS.com at 4 p.m. PT / 7 p.m. ET every Tuesday night. Don’t Miss It! The show is also re-broadcast on W4WN.com Thursdays and Fridays at 11 a.m. ET and on HealthCafeLive.com Thursday and Fridays at 9 p.m. ET.

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