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Personalized Lifestyle Medicine Institute (PLMI) Thought Leaders Consortium, October 22 – 23

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Cancer Treatment Centers of America

2016 cmt logoOct 17, 2016, 11:02 ET

PHOENIX, Oct. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Pulitzer Prize-winning author and renowned medical oncologist Siddhartha Mukherjee, MD, joins physicians from Harvard Medical School and Cleveland Clinic to discuss breakthroughs in personalized precision health care at the Personalized Lifestyle Medicine Institute (PLMI) 2016 Thought Leaders’ Consortium conference. The event will be held on Saturday, October 22 through Sunday, October 23 at the Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass, in Phoenix, Az. Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA), a national network of five hospitals that serves adult patients who are fighting cancer, is sponsoring the program.

Dr. Mukherjee, assistant professor of medicine at Columbia University Medical Center and author of the recently released The Gene, and The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer, which was made into a PBS documentary, will speak about “Kinase Signaling, Insulin Dynamics, and Cancer.”

Among the nearly 20 leaders in health care presenting will be: Patrick Hanaway, MD, and Mark Hyman, MD, of Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine; Charles Serhan, PhD, from Harvard Medical School; and Giselle Sholler, MD, MSC, of Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital.

377609logoJeffrey S. Bland, PhD, FACN, CNS, founder of PLMI, author of The Disease Delusion, and considered the “father of functional medicine,” is chairing the conference. “We are pleased to collaborate with CTCA® and bring together global leaders in personalized precision medicine to better understand the future of 21st century health care and the role that personalized lifestyle programs will play in its evolution.  An ever-growing body of empirical research is demonstrating how specific genes are involved in the development of cancer,” he added. “With this recognition, personalized medicine is a natural extension.”

For more information about the program agenda, speakers and registration, visit www.plminstitute.org.

About PLMI

The Personalized Lifestyle Medicine Institute (PLMI) is a not-for-profit entity whose mission is to transform healthcare through the promotion of information, innovation, and implementation of personalized lifestyle medicine. The organization cultivates virtual and in-person networks of collaboration between researchers, clinicians, patients, policy makers, and consumer advocates to bring personalized lifestyle medicine into greater visibility. Additionally, it provides cutting-edge communication about the latest developments in personalized lifestyle medicine through their website and other educational endeavors. By harnessing the interest and input of individuals, thinkers, and innovative leaders, they strive to be global leaders in the emerging field of healthcare. For more information, visit www.plminstitute.org.

About Cancer Treatment Centers of America®

Cancer Treatment Centers of America Global, Inc. (CTCA), headquartered in Boca Raton, Fla., is a national network of five hospitals that serves adult patients who are fighting cancer. CTCA® offers an integrative approach to care that combines advancements in genomic testing and precision cancer treatment, surgery, radiation, immunotherapy and chemotherapy, with evidence-based supportive therapies designed to help patients physically and emotionally by enhancing their quality of life while managing side effects both during and after treatment. CTCA serves patients from around the world at its hospitals in Atlanta, Chicago, Philadelphia, Phoenix and Tulsa. Consistently rated among U.S. hospitals that deliver the highest quality of care and patient experience, CTCA provides patients and their families with comprehensive information about their treatment options and encourages their active participation in treatment decisions. For more information, visit cancercenter.com, Facebook.com/cancercenter and Twitter.com/cancercenter.

Contact: Ellen Crane
Office: (561) 923-3149
ellen.crane@ctca-hope.com

SOURCE Cancer Treatment Centers of America

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1 Response »

  1. Good morning,
    Glad to see others working towards personalized medicine like we are doing at Sanctuary Functional Medicine in Franklin, TN. Wish I could attend the conference, but focusing on IFM conferences right now.
    Blessings,
    Dr. Eric Potter
    Sanctuary Functional Medicine PLLC
    Wholistic healthcare for the glory of God (Col. 3:23)
    http://www.sanctuaryfm.org

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