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Ask-the-Expert Online Conference

On Wednesday, July 18, 2007, our Ask-the-Expert Online Conference was called Vitamins and Herbal Supplements. Gary Deng, M.D., Ph.D. and moderator Beth Baughman DuPree, M.D., F.A.C.S. answered your questions about how to safely and sensibly incorporate vitamins and supplements into your diet.

Questions from this conference


Meet the Experts

Dr. Gary Deng M.D., Ph.D. Gary Deng, M.D., Ph.D. is an internist and researcher with the Integrative Medicine Service at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. He is a principal investigator or co-principal investigator in several NIH-funded research projects in the Integrative Medicine Service. Dr. Deng’s research interests include the use of botanical agents in cancer treatment and complementary therapies for symptom control. He has authored many review articles and textbook chapters and has peer-review responsibilities for several medical journals, including The New England Journal of Medicine. Dr. Deng is currently a member of the Institutional Review Board, the Research Council, the Nutrition Committee and the Cancer Survivorship Steering Committee at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

Beth Baughman  DuPree  M.D., F.A.C.S. Beth Baughman DuPree, M.D., F.A.C.S. is the medical director of the Breast Health Program at Holy Redeemer Health System in Meadowbrook, PA. Previously, Dr. DuPree was CEO and medical director of the Comprehensive Breast Care Institute at DSI of Bucks County in Bensalem, PA. Dr. DuPree is a general surgeon who focuses her practice on breast cancer care and believes that bringing together complementary therapies with leading-edge technology can lead to better outcomes. In 2006, Dr. DuPree published a book titled The Healing Consciousness. In 2007, she established The Healing Consciousness Foundation to fund holistic therapies for people diagnosed with breast cancer. She is also a member of Breastcancer.org's Professional Advisory Board.

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