The ARTOI is a non-profit and multidisciplinary professional organisation that studies, researches and applies treatments for cancer using integrative care. These treatments include the use of natural and botanical products, acupuncture, mind-body therapy, and other complementary processes. They aim is not only to treat neoplastic disease using new methods, but also to improve their patients’ quality of lives in the process.
The association aims to bring together many medical professionals (oncologists, surgeons, radiation therapists, nutritionists, immunologists and many others) specialising also in oncology to contribute to operational synergies in treating cancer. They also identify special methodologies and support training in both medical and paramedical oncology.
Their main objectives are:
The organisation was founded by Massimo Bonucci, MD, a medical oncologist and pathologist in Rome. He is the Director of Clinical Pathology and pathological anatomy in a Nursing Home in San Feliciano. He graduated from the University of Pisa in 1986 and, aside from practicing, teaches at the Universities of Milan and Chieti. He is also a board member and advisor of the Foundation for Collaborative Medicine and Research in Connecticut, USA.
Oncology Surgery, Radiation therapy, Nutritional therapy, Immunology Massage therapy, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Psycho-oncology