San Diego Cancer Research Institute

Integrative Research

Dr. Daniel Vicario, Co-founder, Medical Director and Director of Integrative Oncology, is collaborating in broad based Integrative Research projects. He is working with several researchers, nonprofit Institutes and academic institutions to continue to expand research in the importance of embracing proven integrative healing modalities to support cancer patients. Research projects include the fields of nutrition, exercise, yoga, mind body practices, massage, psychoneuroimmunology, acupuncture, biofield therapies, art therapy, aromatherapy, and others.

Dr. Vicario is also collaborating with practitioners, professionals and researchers in naturopathic medicine, homeopathic medicine, and ancient healing traditions like Ayurveda, Chinese medicine, and Indigenous medicine.

Current collaborations include:
-U.C. San Diego Cancer Services
-UCSD Center for Integrative Medicine (CIM): http://cim.ucsd.edu/
-UCSD Center of Excellence for Research and Training in Integrative Health (CERTIH)
http://fmph.ucsd.edu/integrative-health/coe/index.html
-Chopra Center and Chopra Foundation: https://www.choprafoundation.org/
-Consciousness and Healing Initiative (CHI): http://www.chi.is/
-Guarneri Integrative Health
-Miraglo Foundation: http://www.miraglofoundation.org/
-Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine
-Institute Of Noetic Sciences (IONS): http://www.noetic.org/
-Resolution Care: Dr. Michael Fratkin and Team: http://www.resolutioncare.com

Article: “Effects of Integrative Medicine on Pain and Anxiety among oncology inpatients. 2014”.

Presentation Slides: Vicario. Integrative Oncology Presentation. UCSD CERTIH, HI-Med and CIMH. November 10, 2015. Slides on PDF.

Metastatic Breast Cancer Symposium- Helping Me Help Myself A talk given by Dr. Daniel Vicario, MD, ABIHM, at the Susan Komen Breast Cancer Symposium in Long Beach, April 8th, 2017.

Comprehensive Cancer Care: Integrative Oncology with Medical oncologist Daniel Vicario, co-founder of the San Diego Cancer Center, talks about his pioneering research in integrating Western medicine with ancient healing techniques as he develops comprehensive treatment plans for his patients. In this conversation with Paul J. Mills of UC San Diego, Dr. Vicario gives examples of treatments that have led to a decrease in symptoms, fewer doctor visits and a higher quality of life for those who are responsive to holistic cancer care.

About Dr. Daniel Vicario