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Ayurveda and Cancer
This webinar will introduce:
1. The basic principles of Ayurveda, including the tridosha (3 fundamental bodily humors) theory, classification of individuals based on their unique body constitution, and bases for personalized approach to prevention and treatment of diseases.
2. Cancer and its treatment in Ayurvedic Texts
3. Overview of contemporary research that supports the integration of Ayurveda with Cancer care.

Jun 17, 2021 12:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Krupali Desai
Krupali Desai has an MD in Ayurvedic Medicine from India and a Master of Public Health (MPH) from Thomas Jefferson University. She is deeply passionate about integrating complementary and alternative medicine such as Ayurveda and Yoga into the evidence-based cancer care. Krupali was a part of the Integrative Medicine research team at the University of Pennsylvania. Her research focused on understanding the use of yoga among cancer patients. Currently, she works as a Project Coordinator at the Integrative Medicine Department of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Her work is focused on evaluating and expanding yoga programs as well as virtual integrative medicine programs for cancer patients and survivors.