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CANCERTALK

A podcast jointly hosted by Dr Penny Kechagioglou, Senior NHS Clinical Oncologist and Robin Daly, Founder and Chairman of Yes to Life.

In this occasional podcast (around one per month) Penny and Robin will host guest Practitioners from the world of Integrative Oncology – which in plain English means a broad, holistic approach to cancer care that includes support for body, mind and spirit.

The podcasts will be an opportunity to explore the Oncologist’s perspective and the resources that a wide range of Integrative Practitioners can add to cancer care. In particular, we will aim to highlight ways that Integrative Medicine can help with circumstances that conventional care either lacks the facility for (eg spiritual and emotional support) or struggles to find successful solutions to (eg immune support during treatment, pain management etc).

Each Episode will feature one or more guest experts from the world of Integrative Medicine who will engage in an investigation into the potential of Integrative Medicine to offer better solutions in terms of prevention, treatment, management of side effects, and treatment outcomes.

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Liz O'Riordan
When breast cancer surgeon Liz O’Riordan was herself diagnosed with breast cancer she was immediately confronted by just how little she understood about the experience of the women she had been treating. ...
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A brief introduction to the series by presenters Dr Penny Kechagioglou and Robin Daly. ...
Introduction
Liz O'Riordan
When breast cancer surgeon Liz O’Riordan was herself diagnosed with breast cancer she was immediately confronted by just how little she understood about the experience of the women she had been treating. ...
Episode #13 - Date: 18 Apr 2022
James Kinross
James Kinross is a consultant surgeon at Imperial College London and a senior lecturer in colorectal surgery. He is also an expert in the microbiome, with a particular focus in its role in the success of cancer treatments, both surgical and other. ...
Episode #12 - Date: 22 Mar 2022
Dr Stephen Kennedy
Dr Stephen Kennedy is an experienced Consultant Oncologist with a 17 year background in the NHS as well as strong interests in nutrition and lifestyle measures as medicine and precision health. ...
Episode #11 - Date: 25 Jan 2022
Aga Kehinde
Aga Kehinde has a background in nursing as a Cancer Nurse Specialist, but has moved into the arena of coaching as a means to bring desperately needed change in oncology. ...
Episode #10 - Date: 25 Jan 2022
Bobby Sira
Bobby Sira is a Pharmacist, specialised in Oncology, but also an Ayurvedic Practitioner. ...
Episode #9 - Date: 20 Dec 2021
Dr Shireen Kassam MBBS, FRCPath, PhD, DipIBLM, Consultant Haematologist at King’s College Hospital, London with a specialist interest in lymphoma, is passionate about plant-based nutrition ...
Episode #8 - Date: 23 Nov 2021
Peter Mackereth
Since the 1980s, Peter Mackereth has been on a mission to deliver complementary therapies to people with cancer, their families and their carers. ...
Episode #7 - Date: 11 Nov 2021
Dr Carol Granger
In this episode, guest Dr Carol Granger, a registered nutrition practitioner with a degree in biochemistry and a Master’s in microbiology, discusses the advances in nutritional science made in recent decades ...
Episode #6 - Date: 21 Oct 2021
Dr Elizabeth Thompson is CEO and founder of the National Centre for Integrative Medicine. In this episode she discusses the development and progress of Integrative Oncology in the UK ...
Episode #5 - Date: 19 Aug 2021
Professor Robert Thomas
Professor Rob Thomas is the UK oncologist who has been championing Lifestyle Medicine for well over a decade. He has designed and run high quality trials of natural products for use in cancer, investigating their potential to improve quality of life and o...
Episode #4 - Date: 15 Jul 2021
Dr Sam Watts
In this episode, regular hosts Dr Penny Kechagioglou and Robin Daly talk to Dr Sam Watts, an Ayurvedic doctor and cancer research scientist about the striking effects that our connection to nature – or lack of it – can have on our health and wellbeing...
Episode #3 - Date: 10 Jun 2021
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