Following on from our MyNutriKitchen ‘Enjoying Food with Cancer’, we have pulled together some of the key resources and references discussed within the webinar, plus some additional ones on the topic. We have also included useful websites and social media accounts recommended to keep up to date on the subject. If you missed the live webinar, you can watch the recording.

Reports and Guidelines

Cancer Survival Statistics (2022), Cancer Research UK. A look at the latest survival statistics for the UK

Cancer Risks (2022), Cancer Research UK. The risk factors for cancer

Principles and guidance for prehabilitation within the management and support of people with cancer (2020). Macmilan. Principles and guidance for prehabilitation with the Royal College of Anaesthetists, the National Institute for Health Research Cancer, and Nutrition Collaboration

Diet, Nutrition, Physical Activity and Cancer (2018). World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) and the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR). A summary from the third expert report.

Nutrition Support for Adults Oral Nutrition Support, Enteral Tube Feeding and Parenteral Nutrition: Clinical guideline (2017), NICE. NICE guidelines on nutrition support

Practical Resources

Free Cooking Classes (2022), Life Kitchen. Access to free cookery class for patients with cancer

Challenging cancer diets myths (2021), Rhian Colins and Victoria Nelson for the British Dietetic Association. An article exploring the myths around cancer and diet, with advice on the alkaline diet and sugar

Red Meat and The Risk of Bowel Cancer (2021), National Health Service (NHS), NHS advice around red meat and bowel cancer including practical tips

Life After Cancer (2020), Irish Cancer Society. A 65 page guide to living well after cancer, including lifestyle advice

Diet and Cancer (2017), Irish Cancer Society. A 37 page booklet with lots of information around diet and cancer including common eating problems during treatment

Your Diet After Cancer Treatment, Irish Cancer Society. Advice on the eating difficulties that may be experienced after cancer treatment

Food First Project Leaflets, The British Association for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (BAPEN). Leaflets written by Cathy Forbes – Advanced Specialist Dietitian focusing on nutrition support including 100 Calorie Boosters, Making Every Mouthful Count, Keeping Healthy on a High Calorie Diet, Hydration Boosters and Nourishing Drinks

Understanding Cancer Booklets, Cancer Council Australia Cancer Council Australia. A range of booklets written for people affected by cancer, with practical information

Food Fact Sheets, The Irish Nutrition and Dietetic Institute. A selection of food fact sheets including those specific to cancer such as complementary diets, tips for coping with treatment, cancer survivorship, palliative care, reduce your risk of cancer

Food and Cancer, The Food Medic (Dr Hazel Wallace) for Trekstock. An evidence-based guide covering diet and cancer, with recipes included

WCRF Resources

Continuous Update Project (CUP) – Learn more about what the CUP is and its importance in cancer research

The 10 cancer prevention recommendations – The top recommendations from WCRF for cancer prevention

Cancer Prevention E-Learning Course – Online course accredited by the Royal Society for Public Health covering information about lifestyle and cancer prevention

Recipes to inspire your cooking (2018-2022), Healthy nutritionally analysed recipes all free to download including flavour and nutrition, slow cookingBritish favouritescomforting cuisineenjoy greenseveryday eatinglight bitessimple stewssolely fish and Ryan Riley recipes

Eat Well (2019), How to eat well to reduce the risk of cancer, including advice on ‘reshape your plate’

Eat Well During Cancer (2018), A 52 page guide to eating well during cancer, written with support from the British Dietetic Association’s Oncology Specialist Group

Healthy Habits – E-news available to sign up for to hear about our WCRF prevention work, health tips, recipes and research findings

Coping with Cancer Side Effects – Advice, recipes and lifestyle tips for coping with cancer treatment including chemotherapy, radiotherapy and surgery

BDA Oncology Group Resources

BDA Oncology Myth Busting Resource (2020). Resource highlighting the evidence behind many of the myths that exist around cancer

How Do I Have a Nourishing Plant Based Diet? (2021). Made for the NDR-UK. Diet sheet with practical advice for the use of plant-based diets in cancer patients

Social media and Websites

@Huggy_Dietitian (Twitter) and Huggy_dietitian (Instagram) for Adele Hug (RD, webinar speaker)

@WCRF_UK (Twitter) and WCRF (Instagram) for WCRF

@wcrfint Twitter for WCRF International

@IARCWHO Twitter for the International Agency for Research on Cancer

@aicrtweets Twitter for the American Institute of Cancer Research

@CR_UK (Twitter), Cancer Research UK (Instagram) and Cancer Research UK (website) for Cancer Research UK

@CRUKResearch Twitter for Science and Innovation at Cancer Research UK

@CRUK_Policy Twitter for Cancer Research UK Policy Team

@bdaoncology (Instagram) and @BDA_oncology (Twitter) for the BDA Oncology Specialist Group

@macmillancancer (Twitter), Macmillancancer (Instagram) and Macmillan Cancer Support (website) for Macmillan Cancer UK

Related MyNutriWeb Content

Plant-based diet and bowel cancer (2022) – Blog post

Bowel cancer and red meat (2021) – 60 mins webinar and Key Resources

Alcohol and Cancer (2021)- 60 mins webinar and Key Resources

Breast Cancer and Diet (2021)- 60 mins webinar

Eating well after Cancer (2021) – 60 mins webinar and Key Resources

Breast cancer: Using diet and lifestyle to reduce risk and recurrence (2021) – Blog post