Integrative medicine is healing-oriented medicine that takes into account the whole person – body, mind, and spirit. At Austin Cancer Center, we understand that you want to keep your life as normal as possible while undergoing treatment, but also may need to access additional services for optimal healing. We are here to help find the resources needed to create the most successful treatment plan possible.
We approach cancer from every possible direction. Our Board-Certified Integrative Oncologist, Dr. Matthew McCurdy, is highly recognized for his expertise and compassion. Our comprehensive approach combines the latest cancer treatments with nutrition, exercise, supplements, herbal remedies, meditation, acupuncture and more, to reduce side effects and promote cure. Because at Austin Cancer Center, we know that approaching cancer from every direction is the best way to beat it.
Integrative oncology incorporates the whole person – mind, body, and spirit – to beat cancer. Integrative therapies include acupuncture, chiropractic care, mind – body medicine including yoga and meditation, naturopathic medicine, nutrition therapy, oncology rehabilitation, pain management, Reiki and subtle energy healing, heart rate variability, and spiritual support.
Why choose Austin Cancer Center for integrative oncology?
We are a team – At Austin Cancer Center patient has a dedicated team of cancer at experts, including integrative providers such as nutrition and traditional Chinese medicine, to design an individualized plan, monitor progress, and make adjustments when needed.
Expertise – our oncologists know integrative therapies. Dr. McCurdy, who leads the integrative oncology division, is board certified in integrative medicine, gives lectures for the public and for continuing medical education for physicians about integrative oncology, nutrition, and spirituality, and has leadership positions on several committees in the Society of Integrative Oncology.
Advanced technology – We utilize state of the art facilities and leading edge technologies such as genomic testing and cutting edge treatments to diagnose, stage and aggressively treat cancer.
Personalized care – No two cancers are the same, and no two cancer patients are the same. At Austin Cancer Center, every patient has a personalized plan to meet specific needs.
Support for you and your family – Cancer affects everyone involved. Our support programs help you and your love ones throughout the cancer care journey.