CONTENT AND LEARNING OBJECTIVES
On top of the symptoms caused by cancer itself, treatments such as chemotherapy, radiotherapy, immunotherapy and surgery can cause side effects that make it more difficult to eat normally and absorb nutrients from food. This webinar outlines how people can cope with these side-effects whilst eating as well as possible.
CLEAR UNDERSTANDING OF:
- The role food and nutrition play during cancer and cancer treatments
- The common side effects of cancer and cancer treatment and how to adapt diet to help people to cope with these
BE AWARE OF:
- Where to access evidence-based information on diet and cancer
- The common myths and frequently asked questions about diet and cancer
BE ABLE TO:
- Support patients and clients to eat well during cancer
- Provide patients and clients with resources to help them eat well during cancer
Please note, webinars are not intended to be used by non-medically qualified individuals or as a substitute for, or basis for any medical treatment.
Public Health Advisor, World Cancer Research Fund
Melissa is a registered public health nutritionist with experience working in clinical and community nutrition. Melissa works with key members of the oncology and cancer survivorship community to build programmes aimed at providing essential support to both people living with cancer and survivors of cancer.
World Cancer Research Fund survivorship ambassador & consultant/Macmillan Oncology Dietitian
Adele is an oncology specialist dietitian and consultant at World Cancer Research Fund, and leads support sessions focussing on eating well whilst living with cancer. Adele works at the Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust providing tailored clinical nutrition support to people living with cancer throughout all stages of their cancer journey.
WEBINAR HOST AND MODERATOR
Tanya Haffner, MD RD Nutrilicious.
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About World Cancer Research Fund
We are experts in cancer prevention. We champion the latest and most authoritative scientific research from around the world on cancer prevention and survival through diet, weight and physical activity, so that we can help people make informed lifestyle choices to reduce their cancer risk. Find out more here.
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