Nutrition and Cancer by Clare Shaw

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Nutrition plays a crucial role in supporting patients receiving treatment for cancer. Carefully considered nutritional options can help to manage patients with weight loss and cachexia, support the patient’s ability to recover from surgery and cope with treatments such as chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Patients living with and beyond cancer can also benefit from advice on optimal nutrition and lifestyle changes.

Edited by Dr Clare Shaw, Consultant Dietitian at The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, Nutrition and Cancer takes an unrivalled look at this prevalent disease, offering the reader:An insight into the nutritional challenges faced for patients with cancerA practical guide to nutrition and dietetic practice in cancer careA detailed look at nutritional options for different diagnostic groupsContributions from a wide range of cancer specialists

An excellent resource for dietitians, clinical nutritionists, doctors, nurses and other health professionals working with cancer patients, this book is also a fascinating reference for students and researchers with an interest in the area.


About Clare Shaw

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Dr Clare Shaw, Consultant Dietitian and Head of Rehabilitation Research, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, Fulham Road, London
Published June 9, 2011 by Wiley-Blackwell. 416 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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