2020 NCCN Virtual Conference

During the NCCN 2020 Virtual Annual Conference, expert faculty will provide updates on the current state-of-the-art in oncology care across multiple cancer sites, communicating updates for selected NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines®), addressing new and emerging therapies, controversies in treatment, and best practices in delivery of oncology care.

More information can be found at NCCN.org/conference.

What can a registered oncology dietitian (RDN, CSO) do for your patients?

  • Provide evidence-based nutrition recommendations during cancer treatment and recovery in areas such as:
    • Managing disease-and treatment-related side effects
    • Weight management
    • Vitamins, minerals, and nutrition supplements
    • Nutrition support (tube feedings, IV nutrition)
    • Survivorship recommendations to help reduce risk of cancer recurrence
    • Various nutrition-related questions/concerns (juicing, sugar and cancer, soy, artificial sweeteners, etc.)
  • Managing disease-and treatment-related side effects, such as:
    • Loss of appetite
    • Nausea
    • Irregular bowel movements
    • Taste changes
    • Difficulties chewing/swallowing
    • Stomatitis/mucositis
    • Impaired nutrient absorption
    • Weight loss, cachexia, malnutrition

Newsletter Subscription

Oncology Nutrition Connection is the peer-reviewed newsletter of the Oncology Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. A subscription includes 4 issues/year beginning with the summer issue. Click here to subscribe.

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