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 on 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


Recommended Websites
Society of Integrative Oncology -The mission of the Society for Integrative Oncology is to advance evidence-based, comprehensive, integrative healthcare to improve the lives of people affected by cancer
Academy of Integrative Medicine & Medicine – A global interprofessional integrative health association working to transform health care – body, mind, spirit, community, planet.
Consciousness and Healing Initiative – “CHI” augments and shares the knowledge and practice of consciousness and healing so that individuals and societies are empowered with the knowledge and tools to ignite their healing potential and thus lead to more healthy, fulfilling lives.
Please also take advantage of the collection of Integrative Oncology links in our Resource page, as well as the recently added Integrative Medicine links on the same page.


Commentary on the recent JNCI artcle “Use of Alternative Medicine for Cancer and Its Impact on Survival” by Dr. Daniel Vicario, SDCRI Medical Director


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.


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.


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


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


About Dr. Daniel Vicario

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