Practitioner Course

Oncology Masterclass Two

Cancer remains the most feared disease and is still the second largest cause of death in the world with much of this preventable and a lot predictable. 

Online Course
10 lessons


12 Months OR Subscriber Pass


90 min/lesson
15 Hours total


Dr Lise Alschuler
Dr Michael Traub
Janet Schloss
Dr Sharon Gurm
Dr Geovanni Espinosa
Dr Tina Kaczor
Dr Paul Reilly

About this course

Advances in Natural Oncology care have been significant over recent years and this updated Masterclass will give you lots of new concepts and tools for the most common tumour types. *This Course is an update, with the addition of Breast Cancer, to our previous Oncology Masterclass (2014) and includes the 8 webinars from that course as a bonus.

Cancer remains the most feared disease and is still the second largest cause of death in the World with much of this preventable and a lot predictable. We can do a great deal to improve the prospects of those people who have cancer. There’s gut function, immune support, hepatic protection and many other strategies that will be covered in detail. Importantly, some tumour recommendations are contradicted for others. Getting the right plan for the right patient is critical in cancer care.

Your presenters are experts in natural oncology, particularly in their individual tumours that they discuss in detail in this Masterclass. Their brief is to give you what you need to do, to give your patients with cancer the best care.
What you receive:
  • Clear protocol explanations from some of the world's top practitioners
  • Clinical pearls for improved practice results
  • Access to your audio and video recordings via the App Store
  • A downloadable PDF of the presenter’s slides
  • Links to all referenced research papers and useful clinical handouts
  • Access to the community hub where you can get answers to your questions
  • A 30-day money back guarantee

From this course you will

  • How to identify the possible causes and risk factors for the most common tumours
  • New drug development is happening super fast, you need to keep up because they have very different mechanisms than most previous drugs
  • How a disturbed cellular microenvironment contributes to carcinogenesis. Understanding these factors changes the way you think about, prevent and treat cancer
  • How to develop a comprehensive and integrated care plan for you patient that takes them from diagnosis, through medical and well beyond
  • What type of exercise and how often is recommended for prevention, during medical care
  • What side effects to expect with certain cancers and cancer treatments. This is important so that we can recognise and provide supportive treatments
  • To have confidence in cancer care. A confident practitioner has trusting, compliant, and happy patients and this encourages their recovery and also your referrals
  • How to mesh your care plan with your patient’s medical program

What's in this course

Your Presenters

Dr Lise Alschuler

Dr Lise Alschuler ND, FABNO is a naturopathic doctor with board certification in naturopathic oncology. She graduated from Brown University with an undergraduate degree in medical anthropology and received a doctoral degree in naturopathic medicine from Bastyr University in 1994.
Dr Alschuler is board certified in naturopathic oncology and has been a practicing naturopathic physician since 1994. She is past President of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians and a founding board member of the Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians. She currently serves as a Director on both the American Board of Naturopathic Oncology and the Naturopathic Post-Graduation Association.

Dr Alschuler works as an independent consultant in the area of practitioner and consumer health education. She also oversees the Quality Program for one of the largest nutritional supplement distributors in the US. Previously, she was the Department Head of Naturopathic Medicine at Midwestern Regional Medical Center – Cancer Treatment Centers of America. Prior to that, she was the Clinic Medical Director and Botanical Medicine Chair at Bastyr University Natural Health Clinic, as well as a faculty member at Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine.

Dr Alschuler is the co-author of The Definitive Guide to Cancer: An Integrative Approach to Prevention, Treatment and Healing, now in its 3rd edition (Random House, 2010), and Five To Thrive: Your Cutting-Edge Cancer Prevention Plan (AIM Publishers, 2011). She co-created, a website dedicated to providing information about integrative cancer prevention and treatment, and she co-hosts a radio show, Five To Thrive Live! on about living healthier lives in the face of cancer. She also makes regular media appearances and has received professional recognition and awards for her work in integrative medicine.

Dr Michael Traub

Dr Michael Traub ND, DHANP, CCH, FABNO was the first naturopathic physician in contemporary times to be appointed to hospital staff: North Hawaii Community Hospital (NHCH). From 2001-2003, Dr Traub served as President of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP). In 2006, he was honored by the AANP as “Physician of the Year.”

He served as chairman of the Integrated Healing Committee from the opening of the hospital in 1996 until 2001, and succeeded in gaining approval for the natural medicine formulary in the hospital, including botanical, nutritional and homeopathic medicines. In 1998 he developed the Hawaii Residency Training Program and continues to serve as the Residency Program Director. He has conducted numerous research projects including a pilot study on integrative treatment for breast cancer.

Throughout his career, Dr Traub has held numerous leadership positions within the naturopathic profession, from chairman of the Hawaii Board of Naturopathic Medicine to president of the Homeopathic Academy of Naturopathic Physicians. He also served as president of the North American Board of Naturopathic Examiners. Dr Traub continues to serve on boards and committees of various professional healthcare organizations.

He has been invited to make presentations at numerous medical conferences, including the 1999 International Conference on HIV/AIDS in Paris. He is the author of “Essentials of Dermatological Diagnosis and Integrative Therapeutics”. He is a member of the Board of the Integrated Healthcare Policy Consortium and was co-author of the “Final Report of the National Policy Dialogue to Advance Integrated Health Care: Finding Common Ground, 2001-2002” and “The Affordable Care Act and Beyond: A Stakeholder’s Conference on Integrated Health Care Reform, 2010.”

Since 1986, Dr Traub has been director of an integrative health care center (Ho‘o Lokahi) in Kailua Kona, Hawaii. He is currently an adjunct faculty member at National College of Natural Medicine and the University of Minnesota.

Janet Schloss

Janet Schloss PhD, PG cert Clin Nut, AdDip HS, Dip Nut, Dip HM, BARM is a naturopath and nutritionist in Brisbane, Australia who has been in private practice for over 15 years. Janet completed her doctorate at the School of Medicine at the University of Queensland through the Princess Alexandra Hospital. She has also lectured in naturopathy at the Endeavour College and has recently returned there.

Janet’s main specialty is with naturopathy and people who have cancer and chronic diseases, especially those going through traditional treatment. As such, she works with a number of oncologists and surgeons as the Nutritionist for their cancer patients.

Janet has long been involved in research of cancer and nutrition, particularly for individuals going through chemotherapy and radiation. She has also worked extensively with clients after their cancer treatment to help with means of reducing the likelihood of metastasis and tumour growth.

As a naturopath Janet assisted Henry Osiecki in the writing of the book “Cancer a biochemical and nutritional approach”- Edition 1 & 2 (2002 and 2003). She has also written the cancer chapter of “Clinical Naturopathy” by Sarris and Wardle, in addition to numerous other publications. Janet also works with such organisations as the Kim Walters Choice program and the Queensland Cancer Council to give nutritional seminars and advice.

In addition to her naturopathy and nutrition work with cancer patients, Janet has extensive experience in working with people dealing with stress and anxiety related problems such as insomnia, tiredness and digestive disorders. She also has extensive naturopathy and nutrition experience with people who have autoimmune diseases and chronic illnesses.

Dr Sharon Gurm

Dr Sharon Gurm BSc, ND, FABNO is a licensed and board-certified Naturopathic Physician-Oncologist. Her academic journey began in at the University of British Columbia (UBC), where she obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Cell Biology & Genetics while playing field hockey on the elite UBC varsity team.

While still attending university, Dr. Gurm began a 5-year research associate position at the British Columbia Cancer Agency where she and her team investigated a novel and non-invasive method for the early detection of primary and recurrent head and neck cancers. During her time at the British Columbia Cancer Agency, she was mentored by Dr. Joel Epstein and Dr. John Hay.

In 2001, Dr. Gurm attended the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. In 2005, she graduated with her Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine and thereafter completed a Fellowship with the American Board of Naturopathic Oncology to become a Board-Certified Naturopathic Oncologist. Dr. Gurm holds additional board certifications in Prolotherapy (University of Wisconsin), Intravenous Vitamin & Chelation Therapies, Oxidative Therapies, and Acupuncture. She is also certified in Myofascial (Neural) Therapy and holds Prescribing Authority in British Columbia.

In 2006, with a vision to advance the field of medicine to its highest standard, Dr. Gurm founded Port Moody Health Centre for Integrative Medicine & Cancer Care. She has successfully established a unique model of patient-centered integrative healthcare, with expert physicians and medical staff working collaboratively to provide the best in personalized and comprehensive care in an environment that blends conventional medicine and evidence-informed naturopathic medicine – guided by a whole-person approach that respects the values and beliefs of the individual patient.

In her pursuit of excellence in medicine, Dr. Gurm has had the privilege of training with renowned physicians and brilliant researchers both locally, and abroad in places such as Germany. She regularly attends cancer conferences around the globe to keep pace with current trends in oncology. Over the years, Dr. Gurm and her clinic have been gaining worldwide attention for their progressive and innovative cancer care treatments such as Oncothermia and Intravenous DCA, attracting patients from all over the globe for treatment of several types of cancer at various stages of the disease.

Dr. Gurm is a professional speaker and has presented educational lectures to physicians, allied health care practitioners and the public. In 2013, Dr. Gurm was invited to present on the topic of breast cancer at the inaugural conference for the Naturopathic Doctors of Alberta.