Weekly Schedule

Tue, July 26, 2016 - Embracing Contemplative Cancer Care -

On this episode, innovative integrative oncologist Matt Mumber, MD, joins Karolyn to discuss the growing interest in contemplative cancer care. Dr. Mumber will explain how this approach to oncology by both the practitioner and patient can help enhance quality of life and reduce risk of recurrence. Dr. Mumber will discuss practical ways to make the connection between mind, body, and spirit.

Matt Mumber, MD, is a board-certified radiation oncologist who specializes in integrative oncology. He is the co-Director of the Harbin Integrative Oncology Program at the Harbin Clinic in Rome, GA, and the founder of Cancer Navigators, a non-profit nurse navigation and educational resource for those touched by cancer. He received his doctorate from the University of Virginia and also holds a fellowship in integrative medicine from the University of Arizona. In 2010, he was named a Distinguished Cancer Scholar by the Georgia Cancer Coalition and received a five year grant to support his research in integrative cancer care.

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

Tue, August 02, 2016 - Stress Management Techniques -

On this show, Nancy Gahles, DC, will discuss a technique that she uses to help her patients manage stress more effectively. Listeners will learn about the three areas she focuses on and why this technique can be so effective. If you’re having trouble managing your stress levels, you won’t want to miss this show!

Dr. Nancy Gahles is an integrative and holistic doctor in private practice since 1980. She is a chiropractor, a Certified Classical Homeopath, Certified MBSR practitioner, Ordained Interfaith Minister, Pres. Emerita of the National Center for Homeopathy , Founder of the Health & Harmony Wellness Center and the Rockaway Meditation Sangha. She is a health policy advocate and member of the Board of Directors of the Integrative Health Policy Consortium, on the Advisory Board of the Integrative Health Symposium. She is a published author and TEDxTalk speaker on The Power of Self-Care: A Common Sense Guide to YOUR Wellness Solution , a newspaper columnist and healthcare journalist with the Assoc. of Healthcare Journalists.

Tue, August 09, 2016 - Medical Marijuana Research Update -

On this episode we are joined by two experts on the topic of medical marijuana. Integrative oncologist Donald Abrams, MD, and Clint Werner, author of Marijuana: Gateway to Health will discuss the latest research on the medical uses of cannabis.

Donald Abrams, MD, is an integrative oncologist with the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine. He is also Chief of Hematology at San Francisco General Hospital. Clint Werner is a journalist and author of the book Marijuana: Gateway to Health. Clint has been working in the field of preventive health for more than 25 years.

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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