Integrative Oncology:

Evidence-Based Nutrition & Lifestyle Medicine

BANT AGM & Conference 2023

Saturday 20 May 2023  |  Online

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About This Event

This event is an opportunity to learn from leading experts on emergent scientific and clinical evidence in the specialist areas of integrative oncology, cancer prevention, lifestyle medicine, psychosocial support, personalised nutrition, and inter-disciplinary clinical practice.

The focus of the conference is scientific evidence and real-world examples that inform comprehensive, multidisciplinary cancer patient care, with emphasis on personalised nutrition and lifestyle medicine. 

This is an online event featuring a user-friendly virtual event experience that enables engagement between attendees, exhibitors, and speakers.

Event Details

Attendees gained insight into:

  • A range of evidence-informed practices used to support people with cancer.
  • Models of inter-disciplinary clinical practice from real-world examples.
  • The role of personalised nutritional and lifestyle medicine in cancer care.
  • Current trends in psychosocial support in cancer.

Key health specialties and subspecialty disciplines include integrative oncology, immunology, endocrinology, precision health, nutritional medicine, nutrigenomics, lifestyle medicine, integrative medicine, and preventive medicine. 

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May 20th 2023

Speaker and Topics
8.30 – 9.00 am

Registration for BANT AGM.

9.00 – 10.30 am


BANT Directors and Managers

10.30 – 11.00 am

Registration for Conference and Sponsored Talks.

Applied mycotherapy in integrative oncology.
Catalina Fernández de Ana Portela. Sponsored by Hifas da Terra

Cancer and immune function.
Dr Samuel Yanuck. Sponsored by Pure Encapsulations

11.00 – 11.15 am


Expert review of current topics in integrative oncology.

Benjamin Brown, Director of the Nutritional Medicine Institute

11.15 – 11.45 am

Keynote Speaker.

Gut health, cancer, and treatment outcomes.

Professor Robert Thomas

11.45 – 12.30 pm

First Plenary Session.

Multidisciplinary integration in practice – dynamic alignment for better outcomes.

Dr Nina Fuller-Shavel, MB BChir

12.30 – 1.15 pm
Lunch Break & Expo.
1.15 – 2.00 pm

Concurrent Sessions.

Interactions between nutrition, the microbiome, and malignancy.

Dr Carol Granger, ProfD

Current research on nutrition for breast and ovarian cancer patients.

Dr Janet Schloss, PhD

Cruciferous vegetables and cancer prevention: from cells to the clinic.

Dr Emily Ho, PhD

2.00 – 2.30 pm
Break & Expo.
2.30 – 3.15 pm

Concurrent Sessions.

Nutritional management of cancer patients in clinical practice: the multidisciplinary approach to cancer care.

Meredy Birdi, BSc (Hons) Dietetics, NT Dip (CNM)

The latest trends in psychological support in cancer.

Dr Caroline Hoffman

Metabolism, food as medicine, and cancer.

Dr William Li, MD

3.15 – 4.00 pm

Closing Plenary Session.

An integrated oncology study exploring the use of whole systems approach to lung cancer patients.

Dr Dugald Seely ND, MSc

4.00 – 4.30 pm

Live Q&A Panel with Speakers.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) approved by the British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine (BANT), the Nutritional Therapists of Ireland (NTOI).

Meet Our Speakers

Professor Robert Thomas

Professor Robert Thomas

Dr Janet Schloss

Dr Janet Schloss

Dr Caroline Hoffman

Dr Caroline Hoffman

Catalina Fernández de Ana Portela

Catalina Fernández de Ana Portela

Dr Nina Fuller-Shavel

Dr Nina Fuller-Shavel

Dr Emily Ho

Dr Emily Ho

Dr William Li

Dr William Li

Dr Samuel Yanuck

Dr Samuel Yanuck

Dr Carol Granger

Dr Carol Granger

Meredy Birdi

Meredy Birdi

Dr Dugald Seely

Dr Dugald Seely


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