With expanded hours and telemedicine visits, the Integrative and Way of life Drugs Session Clinic serves sufferers affected by most cancers throughout the UNC Well being System.
The UNC Complete Most cancers Help Program began the Integrative Drugs Clinic in 2010. In November 2022, clinic hours had been expanded with the rent and full-time assist of Denise Spector, MPH, PhD.
Visits can now be performed both in-person or through telemedicine for grownup sufferers with a present or prior historical past of most cancers at any UNC Well being hospital throughout North Carolina. Denise is an oncology nurse practitioner and integrative drugs clinician with over 30 years of most cancers care expertise. She accomplished the Integrative Oncology Students Program by way of the College of Michigan in 2022 and is a fellow with the Academy of Integrative Well being & Drugs the place she accomplished integrative drugs medical coaching in 2018.
The Integrative and Way of life Drugs Clinic offers a complete evaluation of a affected person’s bodily, emotional, psychological, social, non secular and environmental well being. A go to can lead sufferers to new insights on managing their well being by way of evidence-based, complementary well being approaches. Complementary well being methods could assist cut back most cancers signs and remedy associated unwanted effects, in addition to enhance total well being and well-being throughout and past most cancers remedies.
The clinic primarily serves adults who’re desirous about mind-body practices, diet, dietary dietary supplements and way of life methods that complement standard most cancers care. Nonetheless, a session with Denise may be useful for any adults affected by most cancers.
Any medical crew member can use an Ambulatory referral to Integrative Drugs to refer sufferers to the integrative oncology clinic in Epic. The division specialty is psychiatry, and the division is UNC Complete Most cancers Help Heart.
For questions or extra info, please contact Denise Spector.