A collaborative approach to treating prostate cancer that combines TCM and modern biomedicine assessments and treatments can yield beneficial results.
US practitioners are starting to use TCM to address the underlying cancer – reflecting a more integrative style of care that can be seen in Chinese hospitals.
Through a volunteer base of over 200 healthcare practitioners, CMC provides integrative cancer care for low-income, underserved Bay Area women with cancer.
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There seems to be an ongoing conversation that one must “believe” in acupuncture–as if it is a religious-based healing or its complementary opposite, voodoo–for it to be effective.
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September Spotlight: Cancer Care
Ines Moeller, LAc, Ph.D.
Originally from Germany, Ines Moeller moved to the United States to complete her Doctorate Degree in Molecular Cell Biology at Memorial-Sloan- Kettering-Cancer Center (MSKCC) in New York City.
During this time, Dr. Moeller became interested in meditation and holistic medicine. Her academic path continued as a postdoctoral researcher at Columbia University, while also attending Tri-State-College of Acupuncture. In clinical practice for over 15 years, Dr. Moeller combines various styles of acupuncture, including Traditional Chinese, Japanese style of Kiiko Matsumoto, Trigger Point Release, Master Tung points and Richard Tan’s Balance Method. She practices at the Charlotte Maxwell Clinic, Sarana Community Acupuncture and in her private practice.
Dr. Jason Miller, DACM, LAc
Jason Miller is a Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine with a private practice at Jade Mountain Medicine in Ashland, Oregon.
Dr. Miller has worked with hundreds of cancer patients, helping them find their way through the challenge of navigating the many choices and decisions that a cancer diagnosis brings.
Dr. Miller draws from his background in premedical studies, physical and energetic sciences and Chinese medicine to practice, consult and lecture. He presents around the United States on topics including botanical medicine, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) in the modern clinic, and on specific topics related to chronic disease. Dr. Miller has been published in medical journals and has been featured on several radio programs.
Dr. Stephanie Albert, LAc
Dr. Stephanie Albert holds a Doctorate of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine from the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in San Francisco.
She works at Flourish Integrative Health in Santa Rosa, California, where she addresses stress, insomnia, male and female infertility, and other health complaints through acupuncture, herbal medicine and lifestyle modification.