August 2, 2023

Understanding Cancer Treatment De-Escalation

A conversation with integrative radiation oncologist Matt Mumber, MD

Sometimes a less-is-more approach can make a difference for people diagnosed with cancer. This strategy is known as cancer treatment de-escalation. To find out more, host Karolyn A. Gazella talks with integrative radiation oncologist Matt Mumber, MD. He discusses the therapeutic ratio and how integrative practitioners can help support patients who are utilizing a de-escalation treatment approach. 

Approximate listening time: 18 minutes

About the Author

Matt Mumber, MD, is a board-certified radiation oncologist with the Harbin Clinic in Rome, Georgia. He received his medical doctorate from the University of Virginia and he also did a fellowship in integrative medicine with the University of Arizona. He is the coauthor of the book Sustainable Wellness and the editor of the textbook Integrative Oncology: Principles and Practice.

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