Nutrition and Women’s Cancers:
The Science Behind the Solutions

Presented by Dr. Joel Evans on October 25, 2018

About This Webinar

In this webinar, Dr. Evans will explore the relationship between nutrition and cancer causation. Furthermore, he will discuss interventions to help reduce cancer reoccurrence.

This webinar presented by noted physician Dr. Joel Evans is the second in a series of Food As Medicine webinars presented by the Center for Mind-Body Medicine and hosted by leading nutrition author, speaker and integrative nutritionist Kathie Madonna Swift, MS, RDN, LDN.


Learning Objectives

During this webinar, you will learn:

  1. The relationship between body, weight and cancer.
  2. The relationship between inflammation and cancer.
  3. The relationship between dysglycemia and cancer.

Joel Evans, MD

Joel M. Evans, M.D., a board-certified OB/GYN and international lecturer, is the Director of the Center for Functional Medicine in Stamford, CT. He is also the Chief Medical Officer of HealthPointe Solutions, which specializes in the use of Artificial Intelligence in Health Care.

Dr. Evans is currently the Medical Director of the Association for Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology and Health. He is a Founding Diplomate of the American Board of Holistic Medicine and is recognized as the first physician in Connecticut to be Board Certified in both Integrative Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynecology. He has a special interest in Breast Cancer, and, as the Medical Director of the Keep-A-Breast Foundation, brings the latest information on cancer risk assessment and prevention to his patients.

Joel Evans, MD

Joel Evans, MD
CMBM Faculty Member &
Director of the Center for Functional Medicine

About Kathie Madonna Swift, MS, RDN, LDN, FAND

Kathie Swift, MS, RDN, LDN, FAND, EBQ

Kathie Madonna Swift, MS, RDN, LDN, FAND, EBQ

Kathie Swift, MS, RDN, LDN, FAND, EBQ  is the co-founder of the Integrative and Functional Nutrition Academy, www.IFNAcademy.com, a comprehensive, online, educational program for dietitians interested in functional medicine.

Notable in her dietetic career, Kathie has served as the Education Director for the Center for Mind Body Medicine’s highly acclaimed Food As Medicine professional training program for almost two decades.

Kathie is the co-author of  The Inside Tract: Your Good Gut Guide to Health with Dr. Gerard Mullin. Her most recent book,  The Swift Diet: 4 Weeks to Mend the Belly, Lose the Weight, and Get Rid of the Bloat, with co-author Joseph Hooper features the latest science on the microbiome. Connect with Kathie at www.kathieswift.com

Food As Medicine for Women’s Health

Kathie will join James Gordon, MD, and leaders in the worldwide movement for women’s health to present everything you need to know about using food to promote health and prevent and treat illness on May 19-24, 2019 at Esalen Institute in Big Sur, CA.

Learn More about Food As Medicine for Women’s Health

Food As Medicine for Women’s Health Webinar Series

This is the first webinar in The Center for Mind-Body Medicine’s Food As Medicine for Women’s Health Webinar Series. Join us for the entire series:

  • Women and Autoimmunity: Understanding the Connection and Targeting Treatment
    Presented by Susan Blum, MD, MPH on September 12, 2018
  • Nutrition and Women’s Cancers: The Science Behind the Solutions
    Presented by Joel Evans, MD, on October 25, 2018, 12:30-1:30 PM ET
  • Topic TBD
    Presented by Laura Lagado on November 15, 2018, 12:00-1:00 PM ET
  • Fitting in Fitness and Movement
    Presented by Monique Class, NP, on January 3, 2019, 12:30-1:30 PM ET
  • Taking Women’s Health to Heart
    Presented by Cindy Geyer, MD in February 2019
  • Healing the Healer
    Presented by Aviva Room, MD, in March 2019
  • Culinary Herbs for Women’s Health
    Presented by Catherine McConkie, NC, in April 2019

Webinar Supporters


Thank you to the Scheidel Foundation for support of the Food As Medicine for Women’s Health Webinar Series.