Imagine that your body is a garden and that cancer cells are the weeds. How do you make your garden’s soil (environment) inhospitable to the cancer weeds?
Ask yourself these questions:
By contacting our dietitians, you will have the opportunity to ask your questions, and also discuss topics like these, to receive guidance on how best to move forward with your healthy eating efforts. Time and attention are given to questions regarding supplementation of vitamins, minerals, and herbal formulations. Our priority is to listen and help our patients navigate safe choices that will do no harm while on active treatment.
Our full-time registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN), is a board-certified specialist in oncology nutrition (CSO). Less than one percent of all registered dietitians in the United States have earned the specialty CSO designation; having a certified oncology dietitian sets our nutrition program apart.
Because our oncology population is at a greater risk for malnutrition and decreased immunity when compared to other patient populations, early and timely nutrition counseling helps our patients to better:
Nutritional counseling is also offered to our patients who have completed treatment and have transitioned into survivorship. Research tells us that 30-40% of all cancers could be prevented by changes in diet and exercise. Optimal nutrition remains a lifetime goal for prevention of recurrent disease and overall health.