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20/06/2014
Meat consumption and breast cancer risk

 In a recent study published in the BMJ researchers estimate  that red meat incr...

02/06/2014
Lack of sleep and breast cancer

A new study reveals that women who regularly worked night shift were more likely to develo...

27/05/2014
Soy might reduce lung cancer risk

In a recent  large-scale, population-based, prospective study in Japan, isoflavone&nb...

12/05/2014
Acupuncture in cancer care

Acupuncture is becoming a respected treatment modality in cancer care. According to the Ce...

01/05/2014
Stress reduction can affect genes



Chronic threat and anxiety are associated with pro-inflamm...

21/04/2014
The Value of Presence

Suffering is not a question wh...

19/04/2014
Acupuncture helpful in cancer related fatigue


01/01/2014
Integrating Dietary Supplements into Cancer Care


In a recent meta-analysis res...

20/12/2013
Acupuncture and arthralgia due to aromatase inhibi

 A new study reviews the latest information on the use of acupuncture in cancer...

03/01/2013
Stress reduction affect genes
These two studies provides compelling evidence that stress reduction elicits specific ge...
02/01/2013
Exercise can reduce prostate cancer death
A study that was done with 2700 men diagnosed with prostate cancer  ( nonmetastatic ) we...
27/12/2012
Fish oil may prevent weight loss during cancer tx
20/07/2012
Selenium and prostate cancer
Twelve studies with a total of 13,254 participants and 5007 cases of prostate cancer were inc...
15/06/2012
Additional studies show effect of homeopathy on ca
Homoeopathic medicines (ultradiluted preparations) are utilized to treat multiple diseas...
05/06/2012
Guidelines for nutrition - physical activity 2012

The American Cancer Society (ACS) convened a group of
experts in nu...

15/04/2012
Mindfulness and stress in cancer
In a study done in Canada with patients affected by cancer A small, preliminary study finds that
28/09/2011
Qigong, cognitive function and quality of life
In a study done in Australia  cancer patients that were introduced to medical QiGon...
29/08/2011
Phone consultation is helpful in managing symptoms

Many cancer patients suffer from multiple symptoms including undetected, undertreated canc...

18/08/2011
Soy might reduce breast cancer risk for recurrence
A large, population-based cohort study of 5042 female breast cancer survivors in China r...
06/06/2011
Do cancer survivors use CAM?

A recent analysis of the 2007 National Health Interview Survey revealed tha...

24/04/2011
Rye and breast cancer
The fibre through its effect on fermentation increases esterification of bile acids reducing ...
21/04/2011
Mindfulness in cancer care

Mindfulness techniques appear to be effective in helping patients cope with pain, disabili...

13/04/2011
Omega-3 Formulation Has Antineoplastic Activity

 -An enteric-coated formulation of the omega-3 free fatty acid form of eicosapentaeno...

31/03/2011
Long term effects of acupuncture on hot flushes
A study that was done 2 years after having acupuncture treatment for hot flashes in pati...
07/01/2011
Guidelines for Integrative Oncology

The Society of Integrative Oncology( SIO) published new guideline...

28/07/2010
Is sugar and soft drinks good for you?
A new study reveals that consumption of more than 2 soft drinks a week increases the risk for...
25/07/2010
Broccoli and bladder cancer

17/07/2010
Nutrition in the prevention of colorectal cancer
In a review article on prevention of colorectal cancer  several studies have shown that ...
15/07/2010
Managing Radiation Therapy Side effects
Complementary therapies may reduce possible symptom burdens caused by conventional cancer tre...
18/03/2010
Integrative Medicine in cancer care
About Us

Moshe Frenkel MD  is the founder and  director of Integrative Oncology Consultants. He is a clinical Associate Professor at the University of Texas Medical Branch and board-certified family physician with extensive experience in complementary and integrative medicine.

 In addition, he serves as the Chair of the Clinical Practice Committee of the Society of Integrative Oncology  and is faculty of the Center for Mind Body Medicine.

 

Prior to directing Integrative Oncology Consultants, Dr. Frenkel was the medical director of the Integrative Medicine Program at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston Texas. Dr. Frenkel founded the first Integrative Medicine clinic in this center. The clinic  provides consultations to patients touched by cancer on the best way to integrate complementary and integrative medicine to their care.

 

Dr. Frenkel is an internationally recognized expert in integrative oncology with multiple publications related to the best way to integrate integrative medicine into conventional care. He has published over 70 scientific publications in peer reviewed journals and has coauthored chapters on Integrative Medicine in leading oncology textbooks.  


Dr. Frenkel received his medical degree in 1980 from Sackler School of Medicine at Tel Aviv University in Israel, and received his diploma in family medicine from the Hebrew University, Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem, Israel. He completed a family practice residency at Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center in Patchogue, N.Y., which was affiliated
with Stony Brook University. 

Prior to joining M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Dr Frenkel was a faculty member at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. He served there as a key contributor to a National Institutes of Health grant on integrating integrative medicine into the medical school curriculum,
as well as providing integrative medicine  consultations to patients and families.

 

Since 2011 he directs an integrative oncology service in The Institute of Oncology in Meir Medical Center in Israel. .

 

In addition consults   institutions that have interest in developing integrative oncology service in their location.
  

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