Dr Lorenzo Cohen
Dr. Lorenzo Cohen is the Director of the Integrative Medicine program at The MD Anderson Cancer Center (Houston). He is passionate about educating others on how to prevent cancer and maintain optimal health across the lifespan. As the majority of cancers are preventable, Dr. Cohen is conducting research to demonstrate that lifestyle factors can influence cancer outcomes.
Dr. Cohen leads a team conducting NIH-funded research and delivering clinical care of integrative medicine practices such as meditation, yoga, tai chi, massage, diet, exercise, acupuncture and other strategies such as stress management, music therapy, emotional writing and more aimed at reducing the negative aspects of cancer treatment and improving quality of life and clinical outcomes.
Professor Robert Thomas
Dr Thomas is a Consultant Oncologist and a clinical teacher. 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. He designed the UK’s first government approved course for a qualification in cancer exercise rehabilitation.
He directs an active research unit, which has designed several UK studies, published 75 scientific papers and presented over 100 abstracts at international conferences. He is a media spokesman for Macmillan Cancer Relief and gives live interviews for the national media.