Thursday, June 17, 2010

Resources on Nutrition and Cancer


Overview of Nutrition in Cancer Care (from the National Cancer Institute)

Eating Hints: Before, During, and After Cancer Treatment (from the National Cancer Institute)

Diet for Cancer Treatment Side Effects (from UCSF Medical Center's online Health Library)

Additional online resources can be found on MedlinePlus. Type the words [nutrition cancer] into the search box in the upper, right corner.

Nutrition Counseling & Workshops at UCSF
with registered dietician, Greta Macaire

Nutrition counseling services are open to UCSF cancer patients at no charge, although donations are appreciated. A dietitian is available Monday through Friday between 9 am and 5 pm. Appointments can be scheduled through any of the oncology practices.

Healthy Shopping Made Easy:
Thursday, July 15th, 4:00pm – 6:00pm

Nutrition & Prostate Cancer:
Tuesday, July 20th, 4:00 – 6:00pm
Tuesday, August 3rd, 4:00 – 6:00pm

Nutrition & Breast Cancer:
Tuesday, July 13th, 9:30 – 11:00am
Wednesday, August 11th, 12:00 – 1:30pm

To register for these free seminars call the Ida & Joseph Friend Cancer Resource Center at 415.885.3693. More information is available by calling or going online to