Integrated Cancer Medicine needs Integrated Participants – by Pip Cornall
Grace Gawler’s cancer work which began when her boyfriend, Ian Gawler, lost his leg to bone cancer was a blend of conventional and alternative medicine – Now with 35 years of cancer experience behind her, Grace describes her work as integrated cancer support medicine and is known for this approach within the medical community.
But not every integrative cancer practitioner practices proper integrative medicine. Too often we hear ‘alternative’ describing conventional cancer medicines as ‘ slash, burn and poison.’ I’ve heard such put downs even coming from those who call themselves ‘integrative.’
So what is needed to end the polarization between the cancer healing medicines? This is our goal at our new Grace Gawler Institute for Integrated cancer Solutions.
Integrated Cancer Medicine is touted as a ‘new paradigm,’ and indeed it offers a lot of hope! At our centre—The Grace Gawler Institute for Integrated Cancer Solutions we have a strong focus on ‘integrated cancer medicine,’ but sadly we’ve seen that many integrated cancer practitioners are not practicing integrative medicine—and may not even know it. Continue reading “Integrated Cancer Medicine needs Integrated Participants”