Daniel Weber, PhD MSc



Daniel Weber is one of the pioneers in complementary medicine. He began his studies in 1969, in Boston with Shizuko Yamamoto and Noburo Murumoto, and then studied with J. R. Worsley and J. D. van Buren in the UK from 1974 before receiving his BAc. In 1976 Daniel went to Japan and studied with Dr. Masahiro Oki. Daniel has studied in China from 1984, visiting more than a dozen times with numerous awards and an honorary Professorship as well as being an advisor to Hangzhou TCM Institute in Hangzhou, China. He did his TCM residency at Shu Guang Hospital Shanghai, China in 1988 and has a Master of Health Science (Aust) and is completing his research Doctorate, a DSc in integrative oncology. He is the vice-chair of the oncology section of the World Federation of Chinese Medical Societies and does his research at Guang 'Anmen hospital in Beijing and at TianJin Unversity. Daniel Weber is Visiting Professor at TianJin University and President of Panaxea International
In addition to his studies in complementary medicine, Daniel has a postgraduate diploma in Somatic Psychotherapy as well as in Adult Education. He is a registered psychotherapist (MPACFA). Daniel is not just an academic but also a committed clinician, innovator and educator: he has been in practice in Sydney Australia since 1977 and created the first English language database for Chinese herbal medicine in 1992, for which he was awarded his PhD. This database was awarded 'Innovations in Australian Design' and put on exhibit in the Powerhouse Museum, Sydney. Stemming from his work in complementary cancer treatments Daniel recently authored ‘Introduction to Integrative Oncology; Herbs, Compounds and supplements in the Cancer Clinic’ and ‘Dui Yao, The Art of Formula Construction’. His forthcoming book, ‘The Seven Stochastic Events of Cancer’ will be available soon. Daniel is committed to creating a dialogue between all types of health care professionals. His site www.complementaryoncology.com has ongoing research and articles of interest on complementary cancer treatments.

Books by Daniel Weber


• NEW!! Botanical Oncology; isolates - released March 2014




• ‘Inflammation and the Seven Stochastic Events of Cancer’
• ‘Chinese Herbal Medicine and Psychophysiology – Vagus Nerve; Psychological and  Neurophysiological Dysfunction’


• ‘Introduction to Integrative Oncology: Herbs, Compounds and Supplements in the Treatment of Cancer’.
• ‘Dui Yao: the Art of Formula Construction’ and ‘duiyaoonline.com’ an online fully searchable companion.

New: Planned for release December 2013: Chinese Botanical Oncology; isolates.

Research by Daniel Weber


• An in-vitro trial of groups of botanical isolates and their effect on certain Breast cancer cell lines, at Tianjin University, China


• The tumor-Inhibitory Effect of a Formula of Isolates - An in-vitro trial at Guang-An-Men Hospital Being China


The Tumour-Inhibitory Effect of Chinese Herbal Medicine AV/AT – An in-vitro and in-vivo trial at Guang-An-Men Cancer Hospital Beijing China

Recent Journal Articles


• The efficacy of Betulinic Acid in the treatment of breast cancer: An in vitro study - submitted for publication.


• "Cancer Stem Cells and the Impact of Chinese Herbs, Isolates and Other Complementary Medical Botanicals: A Review" Journal of Chinese Integrative Medicine.


• Integrative Oncology in Australia. (submitted and accepted by JCIM publication 2011).
• The Tumour-Inhibitory Effect of Chinese Herbal Medicine AV/AT on Forestomach Carcinoma.  (submitted to JCIM 2011).


• Inflammation and cancer: tumour initiation, progression and metastasis, and Chinese botanical medicines. (Nov. 2010). JCIM, 8(11), 6-13.
• The Psychology of Cancer (accepted for publication) Integrative Cancer Therapies.

Teaching & Speaking Engagements


• Gold Coast AU: Australasian Integrative Medicine Association 19th International Integrative Medicine Conference Integrative Oncology utilizing TCM
• Melbourne/Brisbane: Cancer Stem Cells & Multi Drug Resistance
• Johannesburg/Cape Town: Cancer Stem Cells and Botanical Isolates Meta-Medicine; An Understanding of Disease Dynamics
• CHINA: Beijing Chinese Botanical Medicines and MDR


• Scotsdale, AZ: Integrative Cancer Medicine Conference
Clinical Applications of Cancer Strategies
• San Francisco: Cancer Stem Cells, the Self & Society
• Los Angeles, Seattle: Complementary and Chinese Approaches to Management


• Los Angeles: Endocrine Disorders: botanicals, supplements and isolates in Treatment, May 14 2011
• Los Angeles: Blood Stasis and Toxic Heat: Cancer Initiation, Progression and Metastasis, May15 2011
• ICCMR, Chengdu, China: The Tumour-Inhibitory Effect of Chinese Herbal Medicine (AV/AT), May 5-7


• The 7th International Conference of the Society for Integrative Oncology, New York, USA. -  Psycho-oncology: Cancer, Stress and Inflammation, November 2010.
• Bastyr University, Seattle, USA - The Enteric System & Neuroendocrinology, November 2010.
• Bastyr University, Seattle, USA - Psyche: Stress, Adaption & Change, November 2010.
• Acupuncture & Integrative Medicine College, Berkeley, USA - Psychophysical Disorders; The Synthesis of qi  and Psyche, October 2010.
• Acupuncture & Integrative Medicine College, Berkeley, USA - Cancer: Toxic Heat and Blood Stasis,  October 2010.
• The World Federation of Chinese Medical Societies, Oncology, in Ningbo, PR China - Inflammation and  Cancer; Tumour Initiation, Progression and Metastasis, and Chinese Botanical Medicine, June 2010.


• Pacific College Oriental Medicine PCOM, 2009 and 2010


• International Conference Society for Integrative Oncology SIO Shanghai, 2008


• Groundbreaking, the first English language database on Chinese Herbs published in 1992





Association & Committee Membership

• Dr. Weber holds the Vice-chairmanship of the Oncology Specialty Committee (OSC) of the World Federation  of Chinese Medicine Societies (WFCMS), the only Westerner so honoured.
• Founding member of STPC, part of PACFA.
• Member of the Australian Traditional Medicine Society (ATMS).
• Member of the American Association of Oriental Medicine (AAOM).
• Member of Psychotherapists and Counsellors Federation of Australia (PACFA).
• Member the American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (AAAOM)
• Member of the Association Integrative Oncology and Chinese Medicine (AIOCM)