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Breast Cancer- What you need to know.

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Dr. ELIZABETH BOHAM is Board Certified in Family Medicine, having graduated from Albany Medical School. She specializes in Functional and Integrative Medicine. In addition, she has her undergraduate degree in nutritional biochemistry from Cornell University and her graduate degree and Registered Dietitian degree from Columbia University. She joined Dr. Mark Hyman and The UltraWellness Center team in 2007. Prior to that she practiced integrative medicine at Canyon Ranch in Lenox, MA and was a partner with Albany Clinical Nutrition Specialists. Dr. Boham learned firsthand how difficult it can be to navigate through the health-care system, after being diagnosed with breast cancer herself- at the very young age of 30. Through the functional medicine approach, she works with patients to decrease their risk of getting ill, as well as, to nutritionally support their body so it can heal. Her training in nutrition has contributed to her success in helping many patients with insulin resistance, Metabolic Syndrome, Diabetes, heart health, digestive health, autoimmune conditions, Celiac Disease, other cancers, as well as those seeking to achieve and maintain a healthy weight. Dr. Boham lectures on a variety of topics, including Women’s Health and Breast Cancer Prevention. She is on the advisory board for Breast Cancer Option. Currently, she is on the faculty of the Institute for Functional Medicine, and serves on the Nutrition Advisory Board where she is developing the Advanced Function Nutritional Therapy Module for the Institute. Dr. Boham has been an online expert for Self Magazine and has been a contributing author to a variety of magazines and books. Through her practice and lecturing, she has helped thousands of people achieve their goals of optimum health and wellness. Gail and Carrie are deeply honored to have her on the show today to discuss this all-important topic.