Noetic Perspectives of Cancer

March 26, 2021 11:00 am - 12:15 pm (PDT)

ConnectIONS Live!

Join IONS Director of Research Helané Wahbeh, IONS Scientist Garret Yount, and IONS Fellow Joshua Weiss as we explore noetic perspectives of cancer. Western medicine has made great progress with cancer prevention and treatment. However, the prognosis for many cancers is still very poor. Without diminishing our current medical model’s success, how can we expand our view of health and healing to include holistic approaches and a noetic perspective? Dr. Garret Yount will discuss his previous research on cancer, including studies involving energy medicine practitioners. Dr. Joshua Weiss will share about the IONS Spontaneous Remission Bibliography project. Dr. Helané Wahbeh will share the results of a recently published paper on the emotional and psychological predictors of women with breast cancer.

Friday, March 26, 2021
11:00 am – 12:15pm (Pacific)


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Helane Wahbeh

Helané Wahbeh, ND, MCR, is the Director of Research at the Institute of Noetic Sciences and an adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Neurology at Oregon Health & Science University. Dr. Wahbeh is clinically trained as a naturopathic physician and research trained with a Master of Clinical Research and two post-doctoral research fellowships. She has published on and spoken internationally about her studies on complementary and alternative medicine, mind-body medicine, stress, and posttraumatic stress disorder and their relationships to physiology, health, and healing.

Garret Yount, PhDGarret Yount, PhD, is a Scientist at the Institute of Noetic Sciences. Dr. Yount’s primary interest is bridging molecular neurobiology with aspects of consciousness and the nonmaterial mind. He has conducted carefully controlled laboratory experiments with spiritual healers and biofield practitioners from around the world, including China, Brazil, Canada, USA, Japan, India, Russia, Hungary, and Sri Lanka. He has evaluated a variety of mental influence models, ranging from human brain cells in petri dishes receiving distant healing intention to hospitalized children experiencing Expressive Arts Therapy.

Joshua Weiss, MDJoshua Weiss, MD, is an IONS Fellow and Assistant Clinical Professor at McMaster University, where he teaches medical residents and medical students. In addition to teaching, Dr. Weiss has been the lead investigator for the Institute of Noetic Sciences’ Spontaneous Remission Annotated Bibliography (SRB) project since 2012. This IONS project has been ongoing since its initial publication in 1993 as the standard text on cancer and chronic disease spontaneous remission.





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