Dr. Kavita K Mishra | CureTalks
Kavita K. Mishra, MD, MPH, is an internationally renowned radiation cancer care expert and Professor at the Department of Radiation Oncology and the Osher Center for Integrative Health at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Mishra received her bachelor’s degree from Harvard College, her doctor of medicine from the UCSF School of Medicine, and her master’s from the Harvard School of Public Health. She finished her residency at UCSF Radiation Oncology, joined the faculty and is a Professor and Director of the Ocular Tumor Radiation Therapy Program. She completed her fellowship in integrative medicine at the UCSF Osher Center with a focus in integrative oncology and mind-body medicine. Dr. Mishra has published multiple significant research articles and delivered numerous presentations. She is active in the Integrative Oncology Working Group as the Mind-Body Medicine co-lead and the Society for Integrative Oncology's Health Equity, Inclusion, & Belonging Task Force. She is also part of the UCSF Collaborative to Advise on Reopening Education Safely during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Mishra’s clinical work integrates healing approaches to complement cancer care in a safe, effective, and personalized manner.
Understanding the approach to integrative oncology
Research suggests that cancer patients are interested in using additional interventions that may help improve the efficacy of conventional cancer treatments, increase their…