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Resources For People Touched By Cancer

Here is a list of our go-to sites to learn about nutrition and cancer.

NAVIGATING CANCER TREATMENT 

 

Cancer.net

Insights, tips, and inspirational posts about cancer written by oncologists from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO).

 

UCSF Education Resources

An exhaustive site of resources about specific cancers, coping with cancer, cancer therapies, nutrition and cancer, caregiver information and more.

 

National Cancer Institute

Fact sheets and resources for navigating cancer with a comprehensive list including the latest research, treatment, prevention, and screening information for each particular type of cancer.

MedlinePlus

MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.

 

Association of Cancer Online Resources ( ACOR)

ACOR offers access to mailing lists that provide support, information and community to everyone affected by cancer and related disorders.

 

DIET AND NUTRITION FOR CANCER PATIENTS

 

American Cancer Society Nutrition Guide

For patients who like to know the data, this evidence-based nutrition guide covers the science: the link between nutrition and diet and the development of cancer, the impact of diet and nutrition at a molecular level, treatment side effects and how they affect eating habits and nutrition, dietary supplements for cancer, exercise and much more.

 

NutritionFacts.org

This public service site offers thousands of videos about every aspect of health eating based on peer-reviewed nutrition and health research. Although not limited to cancer there is much to be learned here to support lifestyle changes for patients in treatment.

The Oncology Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group

The Oncology Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group is a dietetic practice group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. They are a national organization of over 2000 Registered Dietitians practicing oncology nutrition across the continuum of care.  

 

Cook for Life

The mission of Cook For Your Life is to teach healthy cooking to people touched by cancer. They turn nutrition guidelines into practical, easy recipes that are designed specifically for the different stages of treatment, and to promote healthy survivorship.

IN THE NEWS 

 

How a simple tech tool can help cancer patients live longer  June 4, 2017

The Washington Post reports on a Sloan Kettering study.

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