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Lanie Francis, MD, presents the UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Wellness and Integrative Oncology Program. Dr. Francis explains how the program works in concert with traditional cancer care to help patients address symptoms of their disease and their treatment, and improve quality-of-life.

Educational Objectives 

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to: 

  • Explain alternative, complementary and integrative medicine
  • Identify the PA medical marijuana certification process for patients with cancer
  • Recognize lifestyle nutrition and culinary medicine as a part of the Wellness and Integrative Oncology program


No members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The University of Pittsburgh designates enduring material activity for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit[s]™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

For your credit transcript, please access our website four weeks postcompletion at and follow the link to the Credit Transcript page.

Release Date: 4/9/2021 | Last Modified On: 7/3/2022 | Expires: 7/8/2023


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