Integrative Oncology

Board Certified Naturopathic Doctor located in Santa Monica/Los Angeles, CA, Santa Monica, CA

Integrative Oncology

Integrative Oncology services offered in Santa Monica/Los Angeles, CA, Santa Monica, CA

Integrative oncology is part of a comprehensive plan to manage your cancer symptoms effectively. At Best Naturopathic Medicine, Board-Certified Naturopathic Doctor Matthew Cavaiola, ND, understands how devastating a cancer diagnosis can be, so he’s here to ease your symptoms, reduce disease severity, and mitigate the effects of treatments like chemotherapy and radiation. He works alongside traditional medical specialists like oncologists to provide complete care in the Santa Monica, California, office. Book your appointment online or call the office today.

What is integrative oncology?

Integrative oncology is cancer care that combines traditional approaches with alternative treatment options. Best Naturopathic Medicine advocates for patients, compassionately helping them through the toughest times with personalized treatment plans that improve their quality of life.

What types of cancer does integrative oncology cover?

Integrative oncology helps patients with:


  • Bladder cancer
  • Brain cancer, including glioblastoma
  • Blood cancer, including lymphoma and leukemia
  • Breast cancer
  • Cervical cancer
  • Colon cancer
  • Endometrial cancer
  • Kidney cancer
  • Liver cancer
  • Lung cancer
  • Ovarian cancer
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Prostate cancer
  • Skin cancer, including melanoma
  • Thyroid cancer


Integrative oncology can also improve the lives of patients with other types of cancer, so don’t hesitate to reach out and ask for help if your cancer isn’t on this list.

How does the integrative oncology process work?

At Best Naturopathic Medicine, integrative oncology starts by determining the root cause of your cancer diagnosis through specialized lab tests. There are numerous causes of cancer, including:


  • Genetics
  • Metabolic disease
  • Inflammation
  • Hormone problems
  • Environmental toxins
  • Viral infections


Integrative oncology testing offers a complete picture of your health. It identifies specific controllable issues that, when corrected, can relieve your symptoms and improve your whole-person health. Additionally, integrative oncology can mitigate the side effects of traditional cancer treatments like chemotherapy and radiation.

Best Naturopathic Medicine has a long history of integrative oncology experience, allowing the skilled specialists to provide unique treatment solutions that you can’t get from your traditional oncologist.

What types of treatments does integrative oncology include?

Best Naturopathic Medicine offers a range of unique treatments, including:


  • Diet counseling
  • Lifestyle counseling
  • Premium quality nutraceuticals
  • Intravenous (IV) nutrient therapy, including high-dose vitamin C and alpha-lipoic acid IVs


There are also other innovative natural treatments that can help you improve your health and live a better quality of life. No matter how severe your diagnosis or what stage of cancer you have, your body is adaptable and can learn to fight cancer better through naturopathic medicine.


Best Naturopathic Medicine is here to give you hope, advocate for you, and improve your quality of life when you need it most. If you recently received a cancer diagnosis or are already in cancer treatment, reach out to the office by phone or click the online scheduler for compassionate support now.