the algorithm book

The Algorithm Book

Discover an invaluable guide tailored for those navigating the journey of palliative care for cancer patients.

This comprehensive book offers concise yet thorough algorithms designed to address the 26 most common symptoms encountered in palliative care.

Whether you’re a healthcare professional or part of a palliative care team, this resource provides a clear, step-by-step approach to assessing and managing symptoms often associated with serious illnesses.

Dive into practical strategies that empower you to provide the best integrative care for your patients, ensuring the best possible quality of life every step of the way.

The book is only available as part of the Advanced Integrative Oncology Palliative Care course.

The Textbook of Naturopathic Oncology

A Desktop Guide of Integrative Cancer Care.

This is the most comprehensive and up-to-date reference on the integrative treatment of cancer. Both doctors and patients will find this to be the most useful book available today. Providing critical information on the treatment of 24 cancers, and also the most effective treatments of the most common symptoms affecting cancer patients while they undergo chemotherapy, radiotherapy, or surgery. Also a chapter on advanced treatments including hyperthermia, intravenous Vitamin C, mistletoe and repurposed drugs in oncology. Here is what those in the field have to say about the book: 

“The Textbook of Naturopathic Oncology will certainly stand the test of time as one of this century’s most important contributions to integrative oncology.”  

Lise Alschuler, ND, FABNO.

naturopathic oncology dr gurdev parmar

Interview at OncANP 2020

In this video, Dr. Rubin interviews a longtime friend, Dr. Gurdev Parmar, who just released a work over five years in the making, “Textbook of Naturopathic Oncology: A Desktop Guide of Integrative Cancer Care.” With contributions from over 40 different doctors and over 2,800 references, the publication aims to be both a resource to clinicians and a foundation for patients to better understand and facilitate free communication with their integrative care team.

Authored Publications

Parmar G, Rurak E, Li K, et al. (2020). Chapter 13: 8-Year Observational Study on Naturopathic Treatment with Modulated Electro-Hyperthermia (mEHT): A Single Centre Experience. In Challenges and Solutions of Oncological Hyperthermia. Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Szasz AM, Arkosky P, Parmar G, et al. (2020). Chapter 2: Guidelines for Local Hyperthermia Treatment in Oncology. In Challenges and Solutions of Oncological Hyperthermia. Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Baronzio G, Parmar G, Baronzio M. 2015.  Overview of methods for overcoming hindrance to drug delivery to tumors, with special attention to tumor interstitial fluid. Frontiers in Oncology: 5(165): 1-17. (doi:10.3389/fonc.2015.00165).

Hill, J, Hodsdon, W, Parmar, G, et al.  Naturopathic Oncology Modified Delphi Panel.  Integrative Cancer Therapies.  July 2015:1-11. Doi: 10.1177/1534735415589983.

Gianfranco Baronzio, Gurdev Parmar, Andras Szasz, et al.  A Brief Overview of Hyperthermia in Cancer Treatment.  Journal of Integrative Oncology, Volume 3:Issue 1:115, 2014

Parmar, G, Rurak, E.  A Promising Cancer Therapy.  Naturopathic Doctor News and Review. Feb 2014.

Parmar, G.  Fever therapy in Cancer.  Townsend Letter.  Approved for publication August 2013 issue.

Gianfranco Baronzio, Gurdev Parmar, et al.   Update on the Challenges and recent advances in Cancer Immunotherapy.  Immuno Targets and Therapy (Dove Press Journal). 2013:2, 39-49.

Parmar, G. Hypoxia Immunity, Metabolism and Hyperthermia. Hindawi Publishing Corporation, April 3, 2013 – 6.

Gianfranco Baronzio, Gurdev Parmar, et al.  Glioblastomas, Astrocytomas: Survival Amelioration Adding Hyperthermia to Conformal Radiotherapy and Temozolomide — Use of Pegylated Doxorubicin and Hyperthermia in the Treatment of a Recurrent Case. Cancer Treatment – Conventional and Innovative Approaches, 2013, Chapter 13.

Habib C, Parmar G.  Dichloroacetate (DCA) Application in Cancer Management. Integrated Healthcare Practitioners Journal, September 2012: 80-85.


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