Naturally There's Hope
A Handbook of Naturopathic Care of Cancer Patients
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A concise and encyclopaedic handbook of scientific research, clinical Naturopathic practice and experience in the care of people with cancer.
Inspired by the courageous spirit of Terry Fox and personal healings. Informed by eighteen years of practice and teaching Naturopathic and Traditional Chinese Medicine. You can reduce your risk of cancer with the help of your Naturopathic Physician.
Learn how you can:
- understand the Nature of cancer
- reduce harm from surgery, radiation & chemotherapy
- improve the effectiveness of medical treatments
- treat cancer with nutrition, plant medicines, Traditional Chinese Medicine & homeopathic medicine
- heal cancer with alternative & mind-body approaches
- improve the quality of life in all cancers
- improve the hope of survival with immune strengthening leading edge Naturopathic oncology.
Dr. Neil McKinney, B.Sc., R.Ac., N.D.
Naturopathic Physician & Registered Acupuncturist
- My Bachelor of Science degree is in Biosciences from Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, B.C. I graduated in 1975 in animal physiology, cell biology and biophysics.
- I worked in biophysical research at Simon Fraser University for two semesters in 1975, under the direction of the Dean of Sciences, on plant root membrane biophysics.
- In the academic year of 1976 I taught microbiology laboratory courses at the University of Victoria, Victoria, B.C. to first to fourth year science studentsand to nursing students from Camosun College. In addition I was a research assistant on bacterial enzymes.
- I worked as a research tech in the Medical Biophysics Unit of the B.C. Cancer Research Foundation in Vancouver, B.C. for over five years. I was the human and animal tissue culture specialist and created embedded cell models. The main work was on radiation therapies, including the subatomic particles 'pi mesons' at TRIUMF nuclear facility at the University of British Columbia. We also had signifigant funding for work on the radio-sensitizing drug Misonidazole.
- In 1981 I attended the University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario in Kinesiology and Health Studies. I had completed the conventional pre-med program at SFU but desired more training in behavioral therapies, exercise physiology, epidemiology, anatomy, etc.
- I graduated in 1985 from National College of Naturopathic Medicine (NCNM), Portland, Oregon as a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine. This four year program qualifies for licensure as a naturopathic physician throughout North America.
- I ran the Microbiology lab at NCNM for one year. I was also a teaching assistant in Clinical & Physical Diagnosis and in Neuroanatomy laboratory for two years.
- I studied three years at the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, Portland, Oregon to qualify in needle acupuncture and Chinese herbology. I was exposed to a wide variety of techniques, but the primary focus was in Eight Principles diagnostics and treatment style, the most mainstream in traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM).
- I am a duly qualified naturopathic physician licensed to practice in the Province of British Columbia since 1985 under registration # 032. I am a member in good standing of the College of Naturopathic Physicians of B.C. (CNPBC). The CNPBC is the regulatory body for the profession in the Province established by the Naturopathic Physicians Act of 1936. Naturopathy is a designated health profession under the Health Professions Act of B.C.
- I am certified by the CNPBC Acupuncture Credentials Committee to practice needle acupuncture in the Province. I am certified in hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
- I am a Registered Acupuncturist ( R. Ac.) with the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of B.C., under registration # GA01611
- I have served the naturopathic profession as Registrar of CNPBC, on its Examining Board, on its board of Directors, and as Chair and Investigator for Hyperbaric medicine. I am a founder and past board member of the B.C. Naturopathic Association.
- I have been a naturopathic medical college accreditation evaluator for the Council on Naturopathic Medical Education.
- I have served the public interest on the Credentialing Panel of the Tzu Chi Institute for Complementary & Alternative Medicine, on the Naturopathy Working Group at the B.C. Institute of Technology, on the Special Committee for Audit of the Medical Services Plan of B.C., and as a college accreditation consultant to the College of Massage therapists of B.C.
- I was a founder of the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine, where I teach History & Philosophy of Naturopathic Medicine, Traditional Chinese Medicine Diagnosis & Acupuncture, Infectious Diseases, Environmental Health, Nutrition, Botanical Medicine, Clinical Oncology and Naturopathic Clinical Arts and Sciences.
- I have practiced as a naturopathic physican for over 18 years emphasizing traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) including pulse and tongue diagnosis and Eight Principles acupuncture and herbology, naturopathic methods of dietetics and nutritional medicine, hyperbaric oxygen therapy, physical therapies, spinal manipulation, botanical medicine, allergy desensitization, injection and I.V. techniques, sclerotherapy and counselling. I have over 27 years experience in homeopathic medicine. Laboratory diagnostics are performed in-office. We dispense pharmacist-prepared and professional products.
- I practice with my wife Lynda McKinney, Reiki practitioner, at the Vital Victoria Naturopathic Centre in Victoria, B.C. We offer general family natural medicine, with particular expertise in pain management, natural cancer care, TCM acupuncture, homeopathy, and healing.
- I have published a variety of articles and columns in journals, magazines and newspapers. I enjoy teaching and lecturing to professionals and the public.
- Phone: 250-386-3534 Vital Victoria Naturopathic Center 3534 Quadra St., Victoria,
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