Working with Cancer Patients in a Primary Care Setting: An Interview with Amy Loschert, ND

Sponsored by Cancer Treatment Centers of America

By Natural Medicine Journal

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With rates of cancer continuing to increase, the primary care physician is seeing more people who have or have had a cancer diagnosis. In this interview, Amy Loschert, ND, provides some key advice to healthcare practitioners who are not trained in oncology.

Amy Loschert, ND, is a naturopathic doctor with a specialty in naturopathic oncology. She has been practicing since 2003 in Arizona and Colorado. She graduated from the College of William and Mary with an undergraduate degree in kinesiology and psychology. Loschert received her doctoral degree in naturopathic medicine from the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine and Health Sciences. She has experience working with a variety of specialty populations, including children within the autism spectrum, adolescents with drug addiction, and women suffering from a variety of hormonal and metabolic imbalances. In her current position with Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Western Regional Medical Center, she works as part of an integrative oncology team supporting patients through their journeys with cancer.

About the Sponsor

Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) is a national network of hospitals providing a comprehensive, fully integrated approach to cancer treatment. CTCA serves patients with complex cancer from all 50 states at facilities located in suburban Phoenix, suburban Chicago, suburban Atlanta, Philadelphia, and Tulsa. Known for delivering the Mother Standard® of care and Patient Empowerment Medicine®, CTCA provides patients with information about cancer and their treatment options so they can control their treatment decisions. For more information about CTCA, visit


About the Author

Natural Medicine Journal is an electronic peer-reviewed journal and open access website dedicated to the field of integrative medicine.