Friday, September 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)

Nutrition & Cancer: The Whole Diet
(Podcast from the UCSF Ida & Joseph Friend Cancer Resource Center)

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.

Nutrition & Prostate Cancer:
Tuesday, September 21, 4:00 – 6:00pm
Tuesday, October 26, 4:00 – 6:00pm
Tuesday, November 30, 4:00 – 6:00pm

Eating for Strong Bones:
Wednesday, October 6, 5:00 - 7:00pm

Nutrition & Breast Cancer:
Thursday, October 21, 10:00 - 11:30am
Tuesday, November 23, 5:00 – 6:30pm

Nutrition & Chemotherapy:
Tuesday, October 19, 3:30 – 5:00pm
Wednesday, November 3, 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