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Free Public Lecture

  • NIIM Gold Coast 328 Scottsdale Drive Robina, QLD, 4226 Australia (map)

We invite you to join us for this exciting lecture to hear about the latest innovative testing for chronic diseases and cancer. You will learn about the research being conducted at NIIM through blood testing for pathogens and Circulating Tumour Cells (CTC). This lecture will also present the latest integrative approaches to patient care and available treatments.

Integrative Approaches for Treatment of Cancer & Other Chronic Illness. Presented by: Prof. Avni Sali AM MBBS PhD FRACS FACS FACNEM Founding Director of NIIM & President of the International Council of Integrative Medicine. Prof Avni will discuss the latest advances in Integrative Medicine and the importance of nutrition, supplements, environmental and other factors for the prevention and treatment of cancer and other chronic illness.

Innovative Testing for Cancer & Other Diseases: The NIIM Pathogen & CTC Blood Test. Presented by: A/Prof Karin Ried PhD MSc GDPH Cert Integrative Medicine Director of Research at NIIM. Karin will be presenting on the early detection of cancer risk and monitoring cancer treatment effectiveness using Circulating Tumour Cell (CTC) analysis, and advanced pathogen testing in chronic diseases including Lyme-like diseases.

Cancer Stem Cells - the driving force behind cancer initiation and progression and what we can do to stop them. Presented by: Dr Taufiq Binjemain MBChB(UK) MRCGP(UK) MRCS(Edin) CCFP(Canada) FRACGP Integrative GP at NIIM Gold Coast. Cancer stem cells are a relatively new discovery in the field of cancer research, in the last 20 years. However, they have a big impact in how we tackle this disease. In this lecture, Taufiq will explain what cancer stem cells are, how it has changed our understanding of cancer formation and progression, why it is such an important consideration in cancer treatment and most importantly, what can we do to potentially stop them.

Click here to book your seat, email to or call reception on 07 5562 5333. Bookings essential.

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