Collaborative Oncology – A Phytotherapy Perspective (Level 2)

with Chanchal Cabrera, February 3-4, 2018

Course Information

Building on the depth and detail of level one, this two-day intensive will give practical guidelines and protocols for managing cases.

  • Why surgery is not always recommended
  • Specific tests for specific cancers and specific drugs and herbs
  • Coping with chemo
  • The value of intermittent fasting
  • How to delay and reduce Cachexia
  • Topical treatments for skin cancer, radiation burns, pain and more
  • Materia Medica for cancer – the cyto-toxic herbs

Day 1

  • Surgery, chemo, radiation – managing the treatments
  • Cachexia – managing anabolic / catabolic balance
  • Topical treatments – salves, sprays, lotions and more

Day 2

Materia Medica for Cancer – Treatment Planning and the Cytotoxic Herbs: Artemisia annua, Podophylum peltatum, Taxus brevifolia, Asimina triloba, Camptotheca acuminate, Phytolacca sp., Chelidonium majus, Thuja occidentalis, Thuja plicata

Course Instructor

Chanchal Cabrera, MSc, FNIMH, (RH)AHG,

Chanchal has been a member of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists (UK) since 1987 and obtained her MSc in herbal medicine at the University of Wales in 2003. Her clinical specialty is helping people manage cancer. Chanchal has held the faculty chair in Botanical Medicine at the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine in New Westminster since 2004. She serves on the board of advisors of Dominion Herbal College in Burnaby, on the editorial board of Medical Herbalism clinical newsletter and she publishes widely in professional journals and lectures internationally on medical herbalism, nutrition and health. Chanchal is the author of the book ‘Fibromyalgia – A Journey Toward Healing’ published by Contemporary Books. She is a certified Master Gardener and a certified Horticulture Therapist.

Chanchal lives on Vancouver Island, British Columbia where she and her husband farm 7 acres. They grow food for 10 households, culinary herbs for restaurants and medicinal herbs for her clinic. They also run therapy gardens for people with disabilities and host internships in organic farming and herbal medicine. In 2009 Chanchal was honored with a Fellowship in the NIMH for service to the profession over 25 years.

Course Dates

Saturday and Sunday, February 3-4, 2018, 9:00am-6:00pm

Course Tuition

Regular – $300 (Early Bird – $285, until December 1)
Students* – $275 (Early Bird – $250, until December 1)
PRC Alumni – $285 (Early Bird – $265, until December 1)
*PRC diploma students will receive 1 WHS academic credit for this workshop.

Course Prerequisite

Collaborative Oncology – A Phytotherapy Perspective (Level 1)

Course Registration

To register, please click on the registration button below. Full payment is due at time of registration to confirm placement in the course. Payment can be made via MasterCard or Visa, debit, cash and cheque.

Withdrawal Policy

For course withdrawals submitted in writing or in person 30 days or more before the start of the course, registrants will receive a full tuition refund less a $40 non-refundable registration fee. For course withdrawals submitted in writing or in person more than 14 days but less than 30 days before the start of the course, registrants will receive a 50% tuition refund. Without exception, no refunds will be given for course withdrawals less than 14 days before the start of the course.