About Us

About Us

Oncology Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is the premier organization of nutrition professionals in the United States. A dietetic practice group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is a group of dietitians who are members of the Academy whose work is in a particular area such as cancer or diabetes. The Oncology Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group or ON DPG is a dietetic practice group of the Academy.  We are a national organization with over 2000 members. The practice of oncology nutrition covers research, prevention, treatment, recovery, palliative care, and hospice. The ON DPG provides dietetic professionals with resources and networking opportunities to deal with the complexities of oncology practice. Members work in clinical, public health, education, and research settings.


Empowering ON DPG members as oncology nutrition leaders and experts through advocacy, education and research.


Optimizing the health of persons with cancer and cancer survivors and contributing to cancer prevention efforts through food and nutrition.


To be a resource for oncology nutrition experts across the continuum of care.

Guiding Principles

Strategic Plan 

Annual Report

Standard of Practice/Professional Performance for RDs in Oncology Nutrition

Executive Committee Meeting at FNCE 2023

Page updated: April 2024