Integrative Cancer Care Program

Combining conventional and complementary cancer care to utilize the body’s own healing response

The Integrative Cancer Care Program provides evidence-informed, patient-focused, interdisciplinary cancer care through diagnosis to remission and recurrence prevention.

Frequently Asked Questions

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  • What is included in the Integrative Cancer Program?

    The Integrative Cancer Program takes an integrative approach to cancer care. Each patient is unique; your Naturopathic Doctor will cater the program to meet your needs. It may include specific hormone, toxin, cancer marker, or metabolic testing, in addition to a review of all previous diagnostic imaging and testing you have completed. Treatments will vary, but may include intravenous therapy, nutritional recommendations, supplementation, injection therapies, acupuncture, spinal manipulations, and stress relief techniques. Your Naturopathic Doctor will review their treatment recommendations with you within your second visit.

  • Do I need to see a Naturopathic Doctor for the Integrative Cancer Program?

    Yes, consultations with Dr Larry Chan or Dr Alex Chan are required to begin the Integrative Cancer Program. Following an initial and second visit, they may also refer you to additional practitioners within Integrative, such as Dr Karen Lam, DTCM, for acupuncture.

  • Am I a candidate for the Integrative Cancer Program?

    Dr. Alex Chan or Dr. Larry Chan can determine if you are a candidate for the Integrative Cancer Program following a complete review of your case and medical records.

  • How much does the Integrative Cancer Program cost?

    The cost of the Integrative Cancer Program will vary depending on the number of visits with your Naturopathic Doctor, as well as treatment modalities utilized. Our Patient Care Coordinators can provide information regarding the cost of initial and follow-up visits. A more extensive quote can be provided once your Naturopathic Doctor has recommended a treatment plan.

  • Is the cost of the Integrative Cancer Program covered by MSP?

    Consultations with Dr Alex Chan, ND, or Dr Larry Chan, ND, within the Integrative Cancer Program, will be booked as naturopathic visits. If you qualify for Premium Assistance through MSP, you may qualify for a small percentage of your visit cost to be covered by MSP.

  • Is the cost of the Integrative Cancer Program covered by Extended Healthcare Plans?

    Consultations with Dr Alex Chan, ND, or Dr Larry Chan, ND, within the Integrative Cancer Program, will be booked as naturopathic visits. Most Extended Healthcare plans have coverage that can be applied to naturopathic visits; however, most plans have a limit to their coverage per year. We recommend contacting your insurance provider directly prior to your visit to determine your coverage.

  • Do I need to complete testing prior to the Integrative Cancer Program?

    Your Naturopathic Doctor will request records and test results from the MD you have been working with for the duration of your cancer diagnosis. They may also recommend further testing, either at Integrative or with your MD.

  • Is the Integrative Cancer Program helpful for all types of cancer?

    Each patient is unique. Your Naturopathic Doctor will cater the Integrative Cancer Program to meet your needs, whether you have been recently diagnosed, are receiving radiation or chemotherapy, are preparing or recovering from surgery, or are in remission. Within your initial and second visits, your Naturopathic Doctor will discuss how Integrative may be able to support you.

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