Adverse effects often occur with chemotherapy, radiation, and other oncology treatment, which can have a significant impact on quality of life. In this presentation, learn which natural therapies can be safely implemented in order to reduce the following common side effects:
- Hot flashes/Night sweats
- Gastrointestinal symptoms
- Cognitive impairment (Often referred to as chemo brain)
Presented by: Aminah Keats, N.D., FABNO
Dr. Aminah Keats is a licensed naturopathic physician who is board certified in naturopathic oncology and has specialized in integrative oncology for over 10 years. Her goal with each patient is to create a personalized treatment plan that safely works to reduce side effects, support immune function, and offer a cancer-fighting benefit to individuals who are actively undergoing conventional oncology treatment. Dr. Keats also works with patients who are at a high risk for cancer, and those seeking naturopathic care for cancer prevention. She utilizes vitamin and nutrient therapy, botanical medicine, and diet and lifestyle counseling to create an individualized plan for each patient.
Dr. Keats received her undergraduate degree in psychology from Spelman College and completed pre-medical coursework at Rutgers University. Before completing a two-year, hospital-based residency in integrative oncology at Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Dr. Keats received her Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine from the University of Bridgeport College of Naturopathic Medicine. Following the completion of her residency, Dr. Keats continued her work at Cancer Treatment Centers of America where she worked as a naturopathic oncology clinician and director of the naturopathic medicine department.
Dr. Keats holds her naturopathic medical license in the District of Columbia, Vermont, and Maryland. She is a member of the Maryland Naturopathic Doctors Association and the Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians.