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Inadequate Nutrition Coverage in Outpatient Cancer Centers: Results of a National Survey

Recent research done by ON DPG has been published!

Journal of Oncology 2019;

Key Findings: 

  • 215 cancer centers were surveyed
  • Mean RDN FTEs 1.7 (NCI Cancer Centers 3.1 vs. 1.3 for ​Non-NCI Cancer Centers) 
  • RDN Ratio was 1 per 2,308 analytic cases
  • RDNs evaluated 7.4 patients per day
  • 77% of centers did not bill for nutrition services
  • 53% of the centers screened for malnutrition

To read the full study, click here.