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Yes to Life Videos

The videos below are of a selection of speakers from our events.

They are available to download. Note there are reduced bundle prices for a set of videos.

 



Dr Abdul Slocum, Chemothermia Clinic

The case for integration in oncology – Dr Abdul Slocum, Chemothermia Oncology Clinic, Istanbul

Since completing his medical training at Marmara University, Istanbul, Dr Abdul Slocum, has been part of the Chemothermia Oncology Centre team, founded in 2010, delivering world-leading cancer treatment using the latest integrative approaches.

Dr Slocum will be starting the conversation on:

  • The reasoning behind the development of Chemothermia protocols – Examples of protocols with details of synergies
  • 1 or 2 unusual case histories
  • Comparison with conventional treatment – costs, quality of life, outcomes
  • Simple, safe ways to improve UK conventional care
£5.00 – Purchase Includes 20% tax
Ashwin Mehta MD, Memorial Healthcare System

Progress in Integrative Medicine and Lifestyle Medicine in the USA – Ashwin Mehta MD, Medical Director of Integrative Medicine Memorial Healthcare System, USA

Dr Mehta trained as a fellow in the Program of Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona, with Dr Andrew Weil. Board certified in Internal Medicine and Sleep, Dr. Mehta served as the conference co- chair for the International Society for Integrative Oncology in 2016, where 32 countries were represented among more than 500 participants.

His expertise includes nutrition, exercise, sleep, yoga and mindfulness to achieve wellness in the context of coping with chronic medical conditions. Dr Mehta’s research interests include the use of preventative medicine and positive health behaviors to improve quality of life in patients being treated for cancer, heart disease and neurological conditions, as well as those undergoing rehabilitation for chronic pain.

Dr Mehta will be starting the conversation on:

  • Brief history of integration in the US in the last 25 years
  • Founding and work of Society for Integrative Oncology (SIO)
  • Progress in science
  • When and how did integration start to become ‘normal’?
  • IM departments in major US cancer centres – how many, how big, what they feature, level of integration
  • Evidence for advantages of integration in cancer
£5.00 – Purchase Includes 20% tax
Ally Jaffee & Iain Broadley, Nutritank

From symptom management to disease prevention – Ally Jaffee & Iain Broadley, Founders of Nutritank

Nutritank, founded by Ally Jaffee and Iain Broadley is an information and innovation hub for food, nutrition and lifestyle. Empowering young people and communities to make a change. Their current focus is education. Through their Nutritank university society branches “Nutritanksocs”, they aim to promote the need for greater nutrition and lifestyle medicine training within medical education.

Ally and Iain will be starting the conversation on:

  • The problems in GP practice today
  • New views of health and disease
  • Prevention as a primary agenda for GPs
  • How Lifestyle Medicine can drive a new agenda
  • The power of peer support, patient to patient
£5.00 – Purchase Includes 20% tax
Jonathan Liebling, United Patients Alliance

Medicinal Cannabis: politics, the law and medicine – Jonathan Liebling, Political Director of United Patients Alliance

After being arrested for growing cannabis to aid his own health issues, Jon Liebling decided to take action against this unjust law. Turning his conviction around on its head, Jon was inspired to join the United Patients Alliance (UPA) where is now the Political Director and has been campaigning for the drug reform relentlessly ever since. All this hard work has paid off and, recently, the law for medical cannabis is finally moving forward for the better.

Jon will be starting the conversation on:

  • Who is medicine for? The forces at work in business, government and medicine driving what is researched, developed, sidelined, banned
  • Cannabis – social problem or life-saving medicine – competing agendas
  • The recent change in the law around cannabis
  • Cannabis and cancer – the benefits, the issues, strategies for users
  • About the UPA
£5.00 – Purchase Includes 20% tax
Dr Marie Polley, University of Westminster

Social Prescribing: lifestyle medicine on prescription – Dr Marie Polley, Co-Chair of the Social Prescribing Network Researcher/Lecturer, University of Westminster

Dr Marie Polley has a BSc in Biomedical Sciences and PhD in molecular carcinogenesis. She is also a Reiki teacher and practitioner. Dr Polley is a past Chair of the British Society for Integrative Oncology in the UK and is currently a Senior Lecturer in Health Sciences and Research. Dr Polley has researched extensively on how to capture a patients voice in research and developed pragmatic mixed methods research on effective integrations of different health paradigms. Dr Polley set up and is Co-Chair of the Social Prescribing Network, a means of enabling GPs and other frontline healthcare professionals to refer patients to a link worker. This provides them with a face-to-face conversation and identify and co-produce appropriate support pathways in the third sector. This approach has underpinned the governments recently announced loneliness strategy.

Dr Polley will be starting the conversation on:

  • Personalisation and integration in healthcare – the story so far?
  • What is social prescribing?
  • What’s this got to do with cancer?
  • What could be prescribed?
  • How to push the agenda forward in your local practice
£5.00 – Purchase Includes 20% tax
Patricia Peat, Cancer Options

The journey towards integration – Patricia Peat, Founder of Cancer Options, Author of The Cancer Revolution

In her 20 years as an oncology nurse, Cancer Options founder, Patricia saw thousands of cancer patients struggle. She recognised people needed access to up-to-date information and research regarding the latest and best approaches, to take charge of their cancer decisions. In 2000 she founded Cancer Options to provide people with access to this information, to coaching and consultancy services catered to the individual. She is author of The Cancer Revolution, Yes to Life’s highly successful book which has helped thousands of people.

    • Patricia will be starting the conversation on:

 

  • Progress in the science of integration
  • Advantages of integration over either conventional or lifestyle alone
  • Developments around the world (general, without covering material that from Drs Mehta and Slocum)
  • Moving on from RCTs
  • The forces at work for and against change in US/UK healthcare systems
  • Simple, safe ways to improve UK conventional care
£5.00 – Purchase Includes 20% tax
Robin Daly, Yes to Life

Personal Health Budgets: the dawning of choice in cancer care – Robin Daly

Robin is the Founder and Chairman of Yes to Life whose daughter, Bryony, sadly died at 23 after being diagnosed with a rare cancer at 9. Bryony was the inspiration for Yes to Life.

2018 Conference Bundle (Full set of videos)

The full set of all the 2018 conference videos:

  • Dr Mehta
  • Dr Slocum
  • Patricia Peat
  • Ally Jaffee & Iain Broadley
  • Dr Polley
  • Jonathan Liebling
  • Robin Daly
£30.00 – Purchase Includes 20% tax
Sophie Sabbage

Caught in the Crossfire – Sophie Sabbage

Sophie is the author of The Cancer Whisperer, both memoir and self-help book, which she wrote following her own terminal cancer diagnosis. She is also a speaker and facilitator who has worked in the field of human development, emotional intelligence, mind-set change, and corporate culture change for more than twenty years.

Sophie talks about the importance of integration from a patients perspective.

£4.00 – Purchase Includes 20% tax
Sophie Sabbage and Dr Malcolm Kendrick

Sophie is the author of The Cancer Whisperer, both memoir and self-help book, which she wrote following her own terminal cancer diagnosis. She is also a speaker and facilitator who has worked in the field of human development, emotional intelligence, mind-set change, and corporate culture change for more than twenty years.

Sophie talks about the importance of integration from a patients perspective.

Dr Kendrick lives and works in sunny Cheshire as a GP. He wrote The Great Cholesterol Con as it became clear that the accepted ideas on diet, Cholesterol and heart disease were bunk. He tries to live according to his own philosophy on health which is simple; enjoy life, enjoy friends and family, do a bit of exercise, and don’t worry too much.

Dr Kendrick discusses the patient battle for complementary treatment.

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Dr Rangan Chatterjee and Dr Rupy Aujla

Dr Chatterjee worked as a hospital doctor for 6 years and spent the last 7 years as a GP. He believes the way we practise medicine is wrong….well, half wrong at least. It all started when he began to realise that most of his patients don’t need a pill, they need a lifestyle change. He is best known for being the expert on BBC One’s Doctor in the House.

Dr Chatterjee presents a specially recorded video Q&A.

Dr Aujla is a practising GP in London. After training at Imperial College, his aim is to inspire everyone to look at their diet and use more nutritional ingredients to lead happier healthier lives. This inspired him to start The Doctor’s Kitchen, a multi-platform resource motivating patients about the beauty of food and the medicinal effects of eating well.

Dr Aujla talks about training a new generation of GPs.

£5.00 – Purchase Includes 20% tax
Professor Robert Thomas and Lizzy Davis

Professor Thomas is a Consultant Oncologist at Addenbrooke’s and Bedford Hospitals. He is author of the book “Lifestyle after Cancer”, Chair of the Exercise Expert Advisory committee for Macmillan Cancer Support and Editor of the lifestyle and cancer website Cancernet.co.uk.

Professor Thomas discusses lifestyle after cancer – the evidence.

Lizzy worked as an Oncology Nurse for 10 years before becoming involved in Cancer Exercise Rehabilitation. She developed CanExercise for people to improve or maintain functional fitness at whatever stage of diagnosis or recovery.

Lizzy discusses exercise and why it is the new wonder-drug.

£5.00 – Purchase Includes 20% tax
Liz Butler and Dr Catherine Zollman

Liz is a highly experienced nutritional therapist who works to support people with cancer. She is the founder of Body Soul Nutrition, an organisation offering expert nutrition and lifestyle advice to help those with cancer maximise their healing potential. Liz qualified in 2000 and her work is focused on the area of cancer support.

Liz discusses nutrition in cancer treatment and to prevent recurrence.

Dr Zollman is Medical Director at Penny Brohn UK, a charity that provides free integrative care to everyone affected by cancer. While training she became interested in the connections between mind, body and spirit and their impact on health. She has extensive experience of working with local NHS services in Bristol.

Dr Zollman talks about the Penny Brohn Living Well Programme and the partnership with the NHS.

£5.00 – Purchase Includes 20% tax
Robert Verkerk and Meleni Aldridge

Rob Verkerk PhD is an internationally acclaimed, multi-disciplinary scientist with a 30-year background in food and nutritional science. Rob is the founder, executive and scientific director of the Alliance for Natural Health International, the UK’s leading campaigning organisation in the field of natural healthcare.

Rob speaks about finding the keys to nutritional cancer prevention.

Meleni has been immersed in the field of natural and integrative medicine for over 25 years. She is a practicing clinical psychoneuroimmunologist, Functional Medicine practitioner and a certified Metabolic Balance coach. She is also the Executive Co-ordinator of the Alliance for Natural Health International, the UK’s leading campaigning organisation in the field of natural healthcare.

Meleni looks at healthcare through a Functional Medicine lens.

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Claudia Manchanda and Mark Boscher

Claudia is medical herbalist and lecturer. Understanding the relationship between herbal medicines and orthodox cancer treatments, she uses herbs to manage symptoms and side effects. With her own cancer story to tell, she has an inside view of going through diagnosis and treatment.

Claudia discusses herbal medicine as a support for conventional care.

Mark is the Chief Executive of Hertfordshire Multiple Sclerosis Therapy Centre. They help people with MS, but their doors are open to anyone who can benefit from Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy. Mark has been at the helm of Herts MS Therapy Centre for nine years, and is a serial CEO of charities.

Mark discusses how Hyperbaric Oxygen can support cancer patients.

£5.00 – Purchase Includes 20% tax
2017 Conference Bundle (Full Set of Videos)

Full set of six videos from the 2017 conference:

  • Sophie Sabbage and Dr Malcolm Kendrick
  • Dr Rangan Chatterjee and Dr Rupy Aujla
  • Professor Robert Thomas and Liz Davis
  • Liz Butler and Dr Catherine Zollman
  • Robert Verkerk and Meleni Aldridge
  • Claudia Manchanda and Mark Boscher
£25.00 – Purchase Includes 20% tax
Chris Wark

Chris from ‘Chris Beat Cancer’ was diagnosed with colon cancer in 2003 aged 26 and chose to radically change his diet and lifestyle rather than have chemotherapy. He is an active blogger, podcaster, health coach and speaker, who has made many appearances on radio and TV.

On 13 June 2017 Chris gave a talk entitled “An Evening with Chris Wark of Chris Beat Cancer” at the China Exchange, central London. Chris shares his real life personal experience of how he beat cancer.

Purchase the video to hear the full talk.

Paul Davies

Paul Davies is the Principal Investigator in the Center for the Convergence of Physical Science and Cancer Biology at Arizona State University. This is part of a programme set up by the National Institute of Health’s National Cancer Institute to involve physicists in cancer research.

Paul opened the Yes to Life Annual Conference in a video filmed during a visit to the UK. He described the exclusive focus on rogue genes as ‘charging down the wrong path’. He introduced the metabolic theory and described how it fits with creating a more cancer unfriendly internal environment.

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Travis Christofferson

Travis Christofferson is a graduate of the Montana State Honors Program in molecular biology. He received the Nelson Fellowship for “outstanding undergraduate research”, and continued graduate research in bioremediation and cancer theory culminating in an MS in Material Engineering and Science.

Today Travis is a science writer and the author of the bestselling book ‘Tripping Over the Truth.” The book offers a historical perspective on the re-emerging metabolic theory of cancer – a theory that contends that cancer is an epigenetic disease that is precipitated and driven by damaged mitochondria.

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Robert Verkerk PhD

Robert Verkerk is an internationally acclaimed scientist with over 30 years’ experience in sustainability, specifically in the fields of agriculture, food production and healthcare. He has Masters and Doctorate degrees from Imperial College London, where he continued his research for a further 7 years as a postdoctoral research fellow.

In 2002, he founded the Alliance for Natural Health International (ANH-Intl), a pan European and international, non- governmental organisation dedicated to promoting natural approaches to healthcare and shaping the scientific and regulatory framework affecting such approaches.

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Dr Ndaba Mazibuko

Dr Ndaba Mazibuko is a Clinical Research Fellow in Clinical Neuroscience (Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience – King’s College London). His work includes clinical trial design, management and data analysis with respect to pharmacological and neuro-imaging studies in both the academic and industry sectors.

For the last two years he has also collaborated with The Seek Group and The Care Oncology Clinic in the area of Metabolic Repurposed Drug Analysis and Novel Vaccine Development, with respect to both scientific research and direct clinical application.

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Patricia Daly

Patricia Daly is a qualified Nutritional Therapist (BA Hons, dipNT, mBANT, mNTOI) based in Dublin, Ireland. Following her cancer diagnosis, she left her corporate career and started studying nutrition, specialising in the area of Integrative Cancer Care. As a Swiss native, she regularly attends training courses in Switzerland/ Germany, including at the renowned Tumor Biology Center in Freiburg, Germany. Her work on the ketogenic diet is recognised across Europe as is her best-selling book ‘The Ketogenic Kitchen’.

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Jane McLelland

Jane McLelland qualified as a physiotherapist in 1987, winning the Sarah Leeson Memorial Award for the most promising student. After qualifying she worked in the NHS and private practice for 14 years specialising in Neurology and then Orthopaedics. In the early ’90s she created a range of toxic free toiletries under the brand Bathrobics.

In 1994 Jane was diagnosed with Stage 3 cervical cancer but this later progressed to Stage 4 in 1999. Jane used both complementary and conventional medicine whilst treading a new path somewhere between the two, combining her own mix of off-label drugs. She is still cancer free 17 years later. Jane will be publishing her story shortly. She runs a Facebook page sharing evidence about off label drugs for cancer.

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£5.00 – Purchase Includes 20% tax
2016 Conference Bundle (Full Set of Videos)

Full set of videos of the conference: All six videos as listed above – Paul Davies, Travis Christofferson, Robert Verkerk, Mazibuko Ndaba, Patricia Daly & Jane McLelland.