Taking an integrative approach to cancer care is the best pathway to increased quality and quantity of life. In this presentation, participants will learn the similarities and differences between the mechanisms of action of conventional cancer therapy and Western herbs and mushrooms. Dr Richter will discuss three of the most effective and widely utilized herbs to treat and support canine and feline cancer patients. In addition, a variety of mushrooms will be discussed with regards to their specific anti-cancer properties. Two commonly encountered herbal combination formulas for cancer will also be evaluated. With an understanding of the usefulness of Western herbs and mushrooms for cancer, an integrative approach to cancer therapy will be outlined.