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Post Graduate Course: Oncology


Jan 29, 2011 7:00am ‐ Jan 29, 2011 11:00am


Credits: None available.

Standard: $79.00
Members: $49.00

Description

  1. Assess the nutrition risk and understand the potential role for nutrition therapy in patients with cancer
  2. Identify the mechanisms that promote obesity in cancer survivors
  3. Assess the evidence for interventions/therapeutic approaches that promote a healthy weight, reduce the risk for cancer recurrence and obesity-related co-morbidities in cancer survivors
  4. Analyze the recommendations for omega 3 fatty acids, vitamin D and folate intake for cancer survivors
  5. Evaluate the recommendations for nutrition interventions regarding common cancers 

Speaker(s):

  • Vickie Baracos, PhD, Professor, Department of Oncology, Division of Palliative Care Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
  • Leah M. Gramlich, MD, FRCP(C), Full Professor; Staff Gastroenterologist, University of Alberta, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology; Royal Alexandra Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
  • Mary Marian, DCN, RDN, CSO, FAND, Associate Professor of Practice; Director, Didactic Program in Dietetics, Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Speaker(s):

Credits

  • 4.00 - Dietitian
  • 4.00 - Nurse
  • 4.00 - Pharmacist
  • 4.00 - Physician
  • 4.00 - Other

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