Wednesday, 23 September 2015

'The C Word - Your questions answered' at Camexpo 2015

Today's post is from our chairman Robin Daly introducing the expert panel 'The C Word - Your questions answered' that he is hosting at this years Camexpo at 3pm on Saturday 26th September. If you are interesting in registering to come along this weekend you can do so here.

Autumn is drawing in and it’s coming round to Camexpo time again. Yes to Life has been generously supported in having a stand at the show for many years, but this year, as a part of our 10th birthday celebrations, the charity is camexpo Charity of the Year...woohoo! We will also be hosting a panel Q&A on the subject of cancer and complementary therapies called 'The C Word - Your questions answered'.

Camexpo is a professional event, targeting the complete spectrum of complementary therapists, many of whom will have had some degree of contact with those with cancer and probably also many questions regarding supporting them. With this in mind, we have assembled a formidable team of experts who share between them a vast range of expertise and experience, with the aim of being able to give an authoritative answer to any question on the subject that a therapist may have.

To briefly introduce our panellists:

Jayne Doyle BSc

Specialist Field: Complementary therapies and cancer

Jayne is a complementary massage therapist with almost 20 years’ experience. She recently managed the complementary therapy services for people with cancer at the Macmillan Cancer Centre, UCLH NHS Trust, London.

Barbara Gallani M Res

Specialist Field: Exercise and cancer

Barbara specialises in yoga for people with limited mobility and disabilities, and has been working with physiotherapists and carers to provide support to chair and bed bound clients. In 2013 she completed the Yoga for Survivors programme for all types of cancer and all phases of survivorship. Barbara teaches at the Life Centre in London, and has worked with Yes to Life and the Teenage Cancer Trust.

Rob Verkerk PhD - Executive Director - Alliance for Natural Health International

Specialist Field: Health regulations and law

Rob is an internationally acclaimed scientist with over 30 years experience in sustainability, specifically in the fields of agriculture, food production and healthcare. In 2002, he founded the Alliance for Natural Health International, an organisation that works particularly closely with clinicians and their associations, and facilitates the practice of natural healthcare in the often challenging scientific and regulatory environments in which they operate.

Xandria Williams PhD MSc DIC ARCS MRSC ND DBM MRN  - Naturopath & Author

Specialist Field: Monitoring and naturopathic support for cancer

Xandria has published more than 400 articles and 20 books, has been the head of nutrition departments in several colleges.  Over the last 10 years she has had a particular interest in researching cancer as a process, its very early detection and the ways in which nutritional, plant-derived and other natural substances can be used to help restore homoeostasis, cellular chemistry and health.

Dr André Young-Snell MBBS

Specialist Field: Integrative Medicine for cancer

André qualified in conventional medicine from Guy's Hospital Medical School in London in 1988. After much deliberation, he decided to set up his own clinic in 2002  - the Vision of Hope Clinic in Brighton - so he could specialise in Metabolic Protocols. André has a thorough grounding in all aspects of medicine, including tumour care, general medicine and surgery.

Jennifer Young BSc(Hons) Biology, Occupational Health Consultant CMIOSH PG Diploma Law, Member BANT, FHT

Specialist Field: Non-toxic personal care products

Jennifer is the creator of of Jennifer Young Bespoke Skin care and Defiant Beauty, a skin care range developed for cancer patients. She is an associate member of the Royal Society of Medicine, she has a BSc(Hons) in Biology and is an experienced microbiologist, qualified and practicing nutritional therapist, a lecturer in nutrition, skin care and product formulation, a qualified aromatherapist, beauty therapist and product formulator.

This will be a lively and informative debate that you won’t want to miss. If you are a practitioner of any variety who has an interest in supporting people with cancer, do be sure to join us at the show, and to bring along your questions for our panellists. Full details of the event are below. 

And don’t forget to come and say hello to us on Stand 2110!

I look forward to seeing you there.

'The C Word - Your questions answered' 3.00 pm on Saturday 26th Sept in the Keynote Theatre, Camexpo, Olympia. Register for passes here

Read more blogs from Robin here 

Follow him on Twitter at @RMK_Daly

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