Managing Triple-negative Breast Cancer: An Interview With Adam Kerievsky, ND, LAc, FABNO

Sponsored by Cancer Treatment Centers of America

By Tina Kaczor, ND, FABNO

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Triple-negative breast cancer, which affects between 15% and 20% of breast cancer patients, is a highly aggressive cancer that does not respond to conventional hormonal therapy. In this interview with naturopathic oncology specialist Adam Kerievsky, ND, LAc, FABNO, we discuss the risk factors for this disease, the treatment challenges it poses for practitioners, and complementary therapies that may benefit patients battling this cancer.

Approximate listening time: 14 minutes

About the Expert

Adam Kerievsky, ND, LAc, FABNO, earned his doctorate of naturopathic medicine and his certification in acupuncture from the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in Tempe, Arizona. He is also a diplomate of the American Academy of Pain Management and joined Cancer Treatment Centers of America in 2009.

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 www.cancercenter.com.

About the Author

Tina Kaczor, ND, FABNO, is editor-in-chief of Natural Medicine Journal and a naturopathic physician, board certified in naturopathic oncology. She received her naturopathic doctorate from National University of Natural Medicine and completed her residency in naturopathic oncology at Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Tulsa, Oklahoma. Kaczor received undergraduate degrees from the State University of New York at Buffalo. She is the past president and treasurer of the Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians and secretary of the American Board of Naturopathic Oncology. She is the editor of the Textbook of Naturopathic Oncology. She has been published in several peer-reviewed journals. Kaczor is based in Portland, Oregon.