Day 2 Presentations - Yoga + Cancer

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Ting Bao, MD

Yoga for Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy

Dr. Bao is the Co-Director of the Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies and Healthy Living at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute at Harvard. She is a board-certified breast medical oncologist and medical acupuncturist, and integrative medicine physician.

Please note: this presentation is education, not personalized medical advice.

Leigh Leibel, PhD(c)

Yoga and Yoga Therapy Across the Cancer Care Continuum: Evidence and Practice

Leigh Leibel, PhD(c), MSc, C-IAYT, (she/her) is an integrative oncology mind-body specialist and journalist based in New York City. Since 2015, she has had a clinical practice in the Division of Hematology/Oncology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center, designing evidence-based mind-body interventions for people with cancer to help manage treatment side effects and improve clinical outcomes.

Please note: this presentation is education, not personalized medical advice.

Maria Gonzalez, PhD

Yoga for depression and anxiety symptoms in people with cancer

Dr. Maria Gonzalez recently completed a PhD at the NICM Health Research Institute at Western Sydney University. Her doctoral research was focused on the evaluation of the mental health effects of yoga in people with cancer.

Please note: this presentation is education, not personalized medical advice.

Lorenzo Cohen, PhD

Yoga as a Way to Transform your Life and Health

Lorenzo Cohen, PhD, is the Richard E. Haynes Distinguished Professor in Clinical Cancer Prevention and director of the Integrative Medicine Program at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.

Please note: this presentation is education, not personalized medical advice.

Heather Mason

Bringing Yoga into UK Health System Through Advocacy and Policy Change

Heather Mason, MA, Msc, RYT-500, is the founder of The Minded Institute, an internationally renowned yoga therapy training school, and also the Yoga in Health Care Alliance.

Please note: this presentation is education, not personalized medical advice.



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