New England School of Homeopathy

Working with cancer patients:

During and after Conventional Care


For a limited time only – listen to Dr. Rothenberg’s February 1st NCH Webinar: You Finished Treatment, Now What? Thoughts from a Field Guide for Cancer Survivors.

Other Articles and Podcasts by Dr. Amy Rothenberg

I am pleased to have the opportunity to share a bit about my 2014, which by most anyone’s account would be considered a bit of a dud. But due to a combination of an uncanny ability to make lemonade from lemons and decades cultivating habits of resilience, I actually got a lot out of my crazy cancer year. There were some significant bumps in the road, don’t get me wrong; but I knew when I entitled my first Huffington Post piece on the topic, Say Goodbye to the Girls, I was probably going to be just fine. For a full accounting, read my 2014 blog postings here:

You Finished Treatment, Now What? A Field Guide for Cancer Survivors

Dr. Rothenberg’s new book is a roadmap for lifestyle and natural medicine approaches to address health challenges that persist after cancer care, and to reduce the risk of recurrence. Her candid and encouraging writing, imparts an invaluable synthesis of recommendations to implement and share with other cancer survivors, their loved ones, and your oncology team. Discover useful information on every page. Take notes! Adopt clear strategies! Get ready to make changes! Feel empowered and fortified by the content and inspiration found in You Finished Treatment, Now What?

•  September 27, 2022: Dr. Rothenberg’s book released this week and is now widely available
•  Enjoy Events associated with her Book Release
•  Read a wonderful Review of the book by Ron Whitmont, MD
•  October 19, 2022: Virtual Book Launch Event at 8pm EST with background, a short reading, and Q&A. (Zoom Meeting ID: 884 0334 7216 and Passcode: 106883 if needed)

Podcasts and Interviews:

Eugénie Krüger’s Homeopathy Hangout Podcast Ep 142. You’ve finished your Cancer treatment – now what? With Dr Amy Rothenberg. Have you ever thought of the role of homeopathy in the care of cancer survivors? In this episode, Dr. Amy Rothenberg will discuss the value of natural medical approaches, including homeopathy, in addressing both acute and chronic conditions, as well as the effects of conventional cancer treatment. Additionally, she will discuss her book, “You Finished Treatment, Now What?” a guide for natural medicine and lifestyle approaches to address health issues that remain after cancer treatment and lower the risk of recurrence.

June 8, 2022: A Field Guide for Cancer Survivors Podcast on “Five To Thrive Live” with Dr. Alschuler. Dr. Amy Rothenberg, naturopathic doctor and cancer survivor, shared what she experienced and what she has learned from her experience. She covered how to talk with your oncologist, the most important ways to reduce cancer risk, and how to empower yourself in the face of cancer.

July 19, 2022: Dying is inevitable – living WELL is a choice Podcast on “All Things Relatable: A place where stories are shared” with Candace Dunaway. Dr Amy Rothenberg shares her journey into Naturopathic medicine and how she has been able to practice for over 30 years without being in a constant state of burnout. Amy shares a few simple things that anyone can do to improve their health and how we can start with small changes. Amy also touches on her journey through cancer which led to her new book, which is coming out very soon, You Finished Treatment, Now What? A Field Guide for Cancer Survivors.

August 5, 2022: Creating Lasting Health – Stress, Exercise & Diet for Living! Podcast on the “The Confidence Sessions” with Paula Shepard. What does it take to live a long healthy life? In this episode, Dr. Amy Rothenberg shares how a combination of stress management, increasing exercise and smart diet choices can support you in creating lasting health by harnessing the natural ability that your body has to heal. Cancer has touched the lives of so many people. Dr. Rothenberg’s latest book focuses on creating lasting health once in recovery from cancer treatment. Through her work and countless medical studies, she has found that supporting a thriving life is based on the same few easy to implement ideas.

August 14, 2022: TalkToMeGuy radio show (starts at 5 minute point) As a guest of Richard Olson, Dr. Rothenberg speaks about the Therapeutic Order in Naturopathic Medicine, her own healing journey, as well as her upcoming book, You Finished Treatment, Now What? A Field Guide for Cancer Survivors.

August 23, 2022 Village Green Apothecary’s Humanized Podcast  Delightful Q&A with Dr. Rothenberg, hosted by Rebekah Kelley available to watch, read, and listen to. Topics to discuss are how to address symptoms that remain after cancer care is complete and how you can work to change your internal environment to be less hospitable to the development or return of cancer.

September 12, 2022: Medical Myths, Legends & Fairytales Dr. Amy Rothenberg joins Dr. Alan Christianson on his podcast to address the myth that once you finish cancer treatment, everything will be just fine. But in truth, many survivors do not feel well and carry tremendous worry about recurrence. Dr. Rothenberg will share a roadmap for lifestyle and natural medicine approaches that address health challenges that persist after cancer care and help reduce the risk of recurrence.

September 14, 2022: Who’s in Your Pod?  on “The Cancer Pod” with ​co-hosts Drs. Tina Kaczor and Leah Sherman. Inspiring & educational, every cancer survivor will relate to Amy’s story and come away with actionable information. Her story is one of incredible resilience (two separate cancers in the same year!). In keeping with her career of sharing her knowledge and experience, she recently penned a book that gives survivors the direction they need during and after treatment.

September 26, 2022: Cancer U Podcast In honor of Dr. Rothenberg’s book launch today, here’s a fun video session with Andrea Wilson Woods from Cancer U who invited Amy on her show for some conversation and Q&A. They covered a lot of ground about Amy’s own cancer story and how it dovetails with her beloved work with patients. Enjoy!

September 28, 2022 Book Launch Party: Live recording of book launch from the Odyssey Bookshop. Speaking to a home town crowd of family, friends, patients, and students, with the chance to thank many of the people there for their love and support and to share a bit from the book, Q&A. Starts at minute 10 or so!

Institute for Natural Medicine Postings

Breast Cancer and Naturopathic Medicine: What Can you Expect from Treatments?
Article and 7 Part Video Series

How does Naturopathic Medicine Support Breast Cancer Prevention and Treatment?
February 17, 2022

Naturopathic Approaches to Post-Cancer Treatment of Lymphedema
October 28, 2021

Articles on Medium

Slow the Spinning World June 4, 2023

What Else To Do During Cancer Care? – July 2018

Casting for Recovery: A Weekend Retreat for Breast Cancer Patients and Survivors – June 13, 2022

Writing from Both Sides of the Johnny – November 20, 2022

Follow the Research, Follow the Guidelines – May 10, 2023

Article on Thrive Global

Clarity & a Peaceful Heart: The Importance of The Head Game for Cancer Survivors – July 2018

Huffington Post Blogs

Naturopathic Oncology – January 2014

Say Goodbye to the Girls – February 2014

There Goes the Hair – April 2014

Positively Radiant: Naturopathic Medicine Approaches to Complement Radiation Therapy – July 2014

BRCA Test and Re-Test – September 2014

Angelina’s Choice – March 2015

Naturopathic Medicine Week, Some Videos to Share – October 2015  (In honor of National Naturopathic Medicine Week, I am posting here a number of videos related to naturopathic medicine and integrative cancer care. This taping was done right after I completed treatment for breast cancer in the summer of 2014)

Breast Cancer Awareness Month & National Naturopathic Medicine Week – October 2017

Articles published in Homeopathy Today, by the National Center for Homeopathy

Facing Cancer … What Can We Do?
Taking an integrative approach: Homeopathic treatment for people with cancer
May/June 2008

A Powerful Tool
Using homeopathy during conventional cancer care
Summer 2014

Vital Support for People in Conventional Cancer Care
How to use Homeopathy and Why it Matters
Winter 2016

You finished treatment, now what?
Thriving after cancer treatment: A natural medicine roadmap
Fall 2022

Articles published for homeopaths in the New England Journal of Homeopathy

Weakness and Shortness of Breath, in Patient with Terminal Pancreatic Cancer with Metastis to Liver
Fall/Winter 2000

Related Articles of Interest:

Addressing Insomnia, Anxiety, Stress, Depression and other Co-Factors

Your Microbiome is Your Best Friend
by Dr. Amy Rothenberg | Jun 30, 2022

Other References: There are organizations in many towns and cities created to support those going through cancer care, survivors, and caregivers. Ask your hospital or clinic about offerings they may have from integrative therapies, to support groups, to financial assistance. There is also a wealth of information online.

Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians (OncANP): a professional association of naturopathic physicians who work with people living with cancer.

Naturopathic Oncology Foundation: A new organization close to our hearts has the mission to: provide the public with evidence guided and informed knowledge, in naturopathic and integrative treatments relevant in oncology, through access to and awareness of the most recent publications, lectures, research and multimedia.

Go to Dr. Rothenberg’s Author Website for a list of resources and organizations she complied for her book You Finished Treatment, Now What?