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Parallel Session: Implementing Integrative Therapies for Supportive Care in Clinical Practice: Lessons Learned and Future Directions



Dr Alexandre Chan
Founding Chair and Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, National Cancer Centre Singapore
Session Chair

Dr Margaret Fitch
Professor (Adjunct) Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, Canada
Session Chair

Dr Jun J Mao
Chief, Integrative Medicine Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA

Assoc Prof Judith Lacey
Supportive and Palliative Care Specialist, Head of Supportive Care, Chris O’Brien Lifehouse, Australia

Dr Azza Gabsi
MD, Medical Oncology Department, Salah Azaiez Institute, Tunisia

Yetunde Oluwafunmilayo Tola
Nurse, The Nethersole School of Nursing, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Dr Danielle Gentile
Health Services Researcher, Department of Supportive Oncology, Levine Cancer Institute, Atrium Health, USA

Dr Vittorio Fusco
MD, Oncology Unit, Azienda Ospedaliera “SS Antonio e Biagio e C.Arrigo” – Alessandria, Italy


  • Integrating Acupuncture to Manage Neurological-Related and Other Physical Side Effects: Lessons Learned with Dr Jun J. Mao
  • Implementing Integrative Medicine as Part of Cancer Survivorship with Assoc Prof Judith Lacey
  • WITHDRAWN Oral Proffered Paper 1: Complimentary and Alternative Medicine in Tunisian Patients with Breast Cancer with Dr Azza Gabsi
  • Oral Proffered Paper 2: An Exploratory Qualitative Study on Music Therapy for Acute Post-Mastectomy Pain Management: The Perception of Nigerian Women with Yetunde Oluwafunmilayo Tola
  • Oral Proffered Paper 3: Anxiety Improvement After Oncology Massage with Dr Danielle Gentile
  • Oral Proffered Paper 4: Laughter Yoga: A Five Year Experience with Cancer Patients, Cancer Survivors, Caregivers and Health Professionals with Dr Vittorio Fusco

Disclaimer: The views and opinions of presenters do not necessarily reflect those of MASCC or ISOO.