Imagine facing breast cancer with a plan.


Naturopathic Breast Cancer Care


Naturopathic care can support you anywhere throughout your cancer journey.  It can help you:

  • Assess your risk factors
  • Reduce risk of cancer or its recurrence
  • Better tolerate treatment and speed recovery
  • Reduce side effects of conventional therapies
  • Improve longevity and quality of life through a chronic diagnosis

Dr. Rachel tailors naturopathic protocols to your individual needs and abilities.  Her treatment recommendations may include: nutritional supplements, dietary and lifestyle modification, IV therapy, mistletoe therapy, and mental-emotional support.

Imagine having a plan for health; not just for disease

Dr. Rachel VandenBerg, ND offers integrative breast cancer care.  This means she works alongside your team of oncologists and other practitioners as a complement to the care they provide.  Carefully selected, well researched, natural therapies are used to help improve response and decrease adverse effects of conventional therapies. 

Beyond the acute stage, naturopathic care can help your body become an inhospitable environment for cancer cell growth.

Reducing Risk of Breast Cancer

The ability of cancer cells to survive or spread depends very much on the environment in which it exists.  For example, cancer cells tend to thrive where there is inflammation, insulin resistance, obesity, acidity, low levels of certain nutrients or high levels of others.  Some breast cancer grows more in the presence of certain hormones.  The functional approach to cancer risk reduction involves:

  • Individualized lab testing to determine which variables are relevant for you
  • Following patterns over time as biomarkers of health or predictors of disease
  • Using natural therapies to create an internal environment that is inhospitable to cancer
  • Developing a personalized breast cancer risk reduction plan


Naturopathic Evidence-Based Care

Between diets, exercises, cleansing programs and supplements, the world is a wealth of information about changes you could make to benefit your health and reduce cancer risk.  But which of these are backed by science?  Which strategies actually work?  Which are best for you?  Dr. Rachel will guide you in this world of information-overload. As part of the Naturopathic  breast cancer Health Program, you receive:

  • Treatment plans specific to you
  • Opportunities for lab testing and interpretation
  • Individualized care
  • A systematic approach to your visits to ensure that all aspects of health are covered

Dr. Rachel VandenBerg, ND, CFMP


Rachel VandenBerg is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor.  She is certified in IV Therapy, European Mistletoe Therapy, Functional Medicine, and is a Healthy Breast Educator.  She is committed to getting at the root of health concerns and believes strongly in patient education and informed decisions. She takes the time to talk with her patients about their options and supports them in the choices they make. 

Dr. Rachel is always happy to meet with anyone interested in learning more about naturopathic medicine.

Free Consultation

Changing to a healthy lifestyle takes time and effort, but you don’t have to make all the changes at once and you don't have to do it alone. Book your free no obligation consultation to learn more about how you can get a personalized strategy that includes coaching and support, allowing you to achieve long lasting sustainable results. 

  1. To get started, simply schedule your personal consultation. This is a free consultation and there is no obligation. 
  2. As part of the 30-minute consultation, your Naturopathic Doctor will ask about your personal health goals and concerns, and will explain in greater detail how the Breast Health program works. Diagnosis are not provided with this visit.    
  3. If you choose to proceed, the doctor will prescribe any testing that may be required so the results can be reviewed and explained with you during the assessment at your next appointment.