Cancer is one of the biggest challenges a person can face. Worries about the future and the physical toll of care can cause patients to suffer both physically and emotionally. The Integrative Medicine Center is here to help.
The center offers therapies that reduce patients’ stress and anxiety and improve their physical, mental and emotional well-being. In consultation with your primary care center team, we will design a comprehensive approach to your cancer care.
To help everyone live more healthy and balanced lives, we publish a regular newsletter and also hold group classes for patients, caregivers and the public. Classes cover everything from cooking and gardening to meditation, yoga and art.
For those who want to learn more about complementary and integrative medicine, we have an online audio and video library. The library includes introductions and talks about different therapies as well as, meditation sessions, music therapy sessions and practices.
Our Clinical Services:
- Integrative oncology physician consultations
- Exercise and physical activity consultations
- Health psychology
- Music Therapy
- Nutrition Consultations
- Oncology Massage
Thankfulness reminds me of all the good things that have happened in my past. It reminds me that I can have hope for my future.
Anna Masten Jackson
The Integrative Medicine Center is located at 1515 Holcombe Blvd. (east of The Aquarium entrance), Room R1.2000. Group classes are held in the Mays Clinic, Floor 2, near Elevator T, Room ACB2.1005
June 18, 2015
The room is quiet. Soft light streams through the shaded windows. A
soothing voice breaks the silence and addresses the cancer patients
and caregivers sitting on yoga mats.
"Focus on your breath. Inhale deeply and exhale," Smitha Mallaiah says. "Bring in positivity and let go of your tension."
Mallaiah, a mind-body intervention specialist at MD Anderson, leads our Yoga for Health class. This is one...
The Integrative Medicine Center business hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
713-794-4700 (Current patients)
877-632-6789 (New patients)