James W. Forsythe, MD, Oncology, Reno, NV, Renown Regional Medical Center

James W.ForsytheMDHMD

Oncology Reno, NV

Hematologic Oncology, Complementary and Integrative

Medical Oncologist and Homeopathic Physician

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  • James W. Forsythe, MD, HMD, a retired Full Colonel in the Nevada Army National Guard and former State surgeon of the Guard, celebrates his 40th year in 2014 as the first fully-trained cancer specialist in Northern Nevada. Since 1974 Dr. Forsythe has been instrumental in initiating the cancer wards at all three major Reno hospitals as well as being in charge of the Veterans Administration Hospital's Oncology outpatient program. He has been active as an Associate Professor of Medicine at UNR. He has received international notoriety for his more than 14 published books and being mentioned in various chapters in Alternative Cancer books. Dr. Forsythe is both a conventional oncologist and an integrative oncologist, who is certified in Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology, Homeopathy and board-eligible in, Clinical Pathology, Gerontology and Anti-Aging Medicine. Dr. Forsythe is well-known through his association with Suzanne Somers and he is mentioned in her book "Knockout Interviews with Doctors Who Are Curing Cancer" , chapter 9. Dr. Forsythe is on the founding board of the Ronald McDonald House in Reno and also the founding board of the newly-formed International Organization of Integrative Cancer Physicians (IOICP). Dr. Forsythe has conducted clinical studies on a number of natural products which are now in use internationally and include Paw-Paw,Palladium Lipoic Complex and The Forsythe Immune Protocol and The Forsythe (low-dose) Insulin Potentiated Therapy (LDIPT) Lite Protocol.
        Dr. Forsythe is scheduled to be at a national meeting with Dr. Oz and Dr. Deepak Chopra in June, 2014 in Santa Clara, California. Dr. Forsythe's best-selling books include: "The Forsythe Anti-Cancer Diet" and "Take Control of Your Cancer", 2nd edition. His new book, "About Death From a Cancer Doctor's Perspective". You may see all his books at amazon.com

Education & Training

  • Children's Hospital & Health CenterResidency, 1970 - 1971
  • Tripler Army Medical Center
    Tripler Army Medical CenterResidency, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, 1965 - 1967
  • Letterman Army Medical CenterInternship, Transitional Year, 1964 - 1965
  • University of California San Francisco School of Medicine
    University of California San Francisco School of MedicineClass of 1964

Certifications & Licensure

  • NV State Medical License
    NV State Medical License 1974 - 2021
  • NC State Medical License
    NC State Medical License 1968 - 1970
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Medical Oncology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Life Time Achievement Award in the Integrative Treatment of Cancer The Academy of Comprehensive Integrative Medicine

Publications & Presentations

Books/Book Chapters

Professional Memberships

  • American College for the Advancement of Medicine

Hospital Affiliations