Naturopathic doctors (ND) support patients with cancer to maximize overall health, fight disease processes and prevent or reduce side effects of standard cancer treatment regimens for patients who utilizing them. Spark Health doctors may recommend specific supplements or nutritional programs in an individualized treatment approach.
Naturopathic doctors who specialize in naturopathic oncology understand both the standard treatments employed by medical, radiation and surgical oncologists, and how best to work in a collaborative model of cancer co-treatment. Spark Health doctors often help patients maintain their oncology treatment regimens while providing vital support reducing the side effects of those treatments. Naturopathic doctors are well aware of the multitude of ‘alternative therapies’ promoted to cure cancer and work to educate patients on evidence-based treatment modalities.
Spark Health also screens for any potential interactions between conventional cancer therapies and natural products that may affect the efficacy of a treatment. This supports the natural cancer-fighting ability of the immune system in helping prevent recurrence or other types of cancer.
If you’re interested in speaking with Dr. Aliza Cicerone and learning more about the Spark Approach to naturopathic cancer oncology, give us a call at (858) 228-4188.