INTEGRATIVE CANCER CENTER

Our Integrative Cancer Center is a collaboration of healthcare practitioners dedicated to delivering the highest standard of conventional, complementary and alternative medicine, nurturing intrinsic healing in the whole person, body, mind, and spirit. It is our mission to serve, empower and partner with our patients and our community on the path to wellness, transformation, and wholeness. 

Integrative Oncology

  • Consultation with Dr. Diana Silverman

  • Review patient cancer history

  • Review patient’s cancer treatment thus far

  • Review pathology, surgery, chemotherapy, radiation

  • Review nutrition history

  • Review lifestyle factors that may be contributing to disease

  • Review medications/ supplements

  • Complete physical exam

  • Provide hormone testing, genetic testing, blood tests, nutrition testing (if necessary)

  • Provide detailed recommendations for complete integrative treatment of cancer encompassing nutrition, supplements, medications, energy healing, acupuncture, immune boosting, stress reduction, spiritual, relationships, detoxing – alongside chemotherapy, surgery, and/or radiation

  • Work alongside oncologists, surgeons, radiologists to help provide true integrative cancer treatment

Pricing

Initial Consultation (2 hours)

$600

Follow up visits (60-min)

$300

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Comprehensive Integrative Oncology Consultation 

Our comprehensive programs are designed to immerse our patients in the ultimate holistic experience. The combination of these services address the entire patient-body, mind, and spirit. With our comprehensive programming, your team of healers works collectively to determine the best healing strategies and plan for your unique body and health history. Together, we elevate your level of care by including an array of expertise, top of the art modalities, and results-driven sessions. 

Includes:

  • Consultation with Dr. Diana Silverman 

  • Initial consultation and treatment with Christine Pellegrino M.S., L.Ac

  • Consultation and initial 60 min treatment with oncology certified massage therapist 

  • Consultation and initial session with Michelle Eggink for meditation and breathwork

Second Opinion Breast Cancer Consultation

  • Consultation with Dr. Diana Silverman

  • Complete history and physical exam

  • Complete breast & lymph node exam

  • Review imaging

  • Review any pathology results

  • Consult with pathologist and radiologist (if necessary)

  • Order additional imaging, blood tests, genetic testing (if necessary)

  • Provide in-depth discussion with patient regarding above results

  • Provide in-depth recommendations for monitoring and/or treatment according to best practices and standard of care

Pricing

Initial Consultation (1 hour)

$300

Follow up visits (30-min)

$150

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Oncology Acupuncture

Through training from the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center "Integrative Medicine" program, Pellegrino Healing Center offers cancer patients symptom management and pain relief through natural therapies that coincide with your cancer care plan. Our team offers patients scientifically-tested methods to care for cancer pain, fatigue, hot flashes, neuropathy, and more. We have a solid knowledge base of cancer prevention, detection, treatment, and herb-drug interactions. We have also received advanced education on the management of lymphoma and leukemia, as well as cancer of the breast, colon and rectum, lung, prostate, and other parts of the body.

Trained Certifications:

  • Fundamentals of Oncology Acupuncture

  • Oncology Acupuncture: From Neuroscience to Patient Wellbeing

  • Herbs & Dietary Supplements in Cancer Care

Focus areas include:

  • Mainstream pain management

  • Psychiatric & psychological problems among the cancer population

  • Palliative care approach to pain and symptom management

  • Acupuncture mechanisms of action

  • Acupuncture for cancer pain

  • Chemotherapy-induced nausea/vomiting symptom relief

  • Chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy

  • Cancer-related fatigue

  • Patient to provider communication

  • Safety & clinical practice guidelines

Oncology Massage

We offer Oncology massage and Manual Lymphatic Drainage massage to help improve the overall health and well-being of those going through cancer treatment or who are post treatment. Our oncology and MLD massage therapy is performed by a licensed massage therapist who has had specialized training in massage techniques for cancer patients.

Benefits include:

  • Improve ability to tolerate cancer treatment side effects

  • Reduce headaches

  • Combat chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (numbness)

  • Reduce chemotherapy-related nausea

  • Decrease chronic pain either from the cancer itself or treatment

  • Alleviate stress and anxiety

  • Improve appetite 

  • Enhance sleep, emotional well-being, and mental clarity 

Please visit our Oncology and MLD massage pages:

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Medical Cannabis Consultation

This consultation is with Dr. Diana Silverman. Medical cannabis is a unique therapy with amazing potential and has emerged as an important therapeutic option for patients with a variety of medical conditions. Certain patients can benefit from the use of medical marijuana.

Pricing

30-minutes

$150

IV Infusions

Our IV infusions are not pre-packaged or frozen mixtures that are loaded with preservatives. Instead, each IV is custom blended and mixed on-site to provide each patient with exactly what their bodies need to assist in the healing and health process.

Prices vary, please see menu

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