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Dr Kirsten West

Kirsten West, ND, LAc, FABNO is part of the integrative oncology team at the Riordan Clinic in Kansas USA. Dr West is a Naturopathic Doctor with a Fellowship on the Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians and specialises in integrative oncology. She also holds a Metabolic Approach to Cancer (MATC) certificate from the Metabolic Terrain Institute of Health.

Dr West sees Riordan Clinic patients virtually from her home in Colorado. She will collaborate with the clinic’s other integrative oncology providers in Overland Park and Wichita for in-person patient care.

Dr. West has written or presented on various naturopathic and integrative medical topics. Those include

  • Does Curcumin Reduce Radiation Dermatitis (Natural Medicine Journal, November 2013)
  • Should Curcumin Be Used with Chemotherapy (Natural Medicine Journal, August 2014)
  • Does Glutamine Reduce Radiation Dermatitis (Natural Medical Journal, July 2016)
  • Topical Milk Thistle for Capecitabine-Induced Hand-Food Syndrome (Natural Medical Journal, June 2018)
  • Boswellia and Brain Tumors (Natural Medicine Journal, March 2020)
  • Introduction to Naturopathic Medicine and its Role in Integrative Oncology on the University of Colorado medical campus as part of the Strauss-Wisneski lecture series

Naturopathic Oncologist
Integrative Oncology

Last Updated:03/11/2023
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Riordan Clinic
3100 N Hillside Street , Wichita, 67219, USA

+1 800 447 7276
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Vitamin C Therapy
Vitamin C can be given intravenously as part of a programme of Metabolic Therapy.

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Mistletoe Therapy
Mistletoe therapy was developed as an adjunct to cancer treatment in Switzerland in 1917-20, in the collaboration between Dr I Wegman MD and Dr Rudolf Steiner PhD (1861-1925).

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Integrative Oncology
Integrative Medicine is the judicious combining of conventional treatments such as chemotherapy, radiotherapy and surgery, with lifestyle and complementary therapies, to broaden patient choice, increase patient engagement, improve quality of life and extend survival.

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Functional Medicine
Functional Medicine is a systems biology–based approach that focuses on identifying and addressing the root cause of disease.

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Nutritional Therapy for Cancer
Nutritional therapists seek to ensure you are well nourished by your diet, and that you are fully absorbing and utilising the nutrients it provides.

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