Cancer Nutrition 101



Online Nutrition Counseling for the Cancer Survivor.

Cancer and its treatments take a toll on the body with side effects that decrease appetite often leading to weight loss, decreased nutrient intake, and fatigue. If you are a cancer survivor and had chemotherapy, surgery, and/or radiation, you may have experienced difficulty eating. Even after treatments are completed, many individuals experience difficulty eating for a variety of reasons. If you are facing these challenges, you might benefit from nutrition counseling. In person, via telephone or online nutrition counseling are all possible, whichever best suits your needs.

Cancer Nutrition 101 includes:

  • 4 individual counseling sessions, either in person or by telephone

1 – 90 minute initial assessment

3 – 45 minute follow up sessions


  • A review of your medical history

  • A review of any pertinent labs

  • A review of your current eating and exercise habits

  • A review of any symptoms impacting your ability to eat or tolerate foods

  • General guidelines for balanced nutrition

  • Nutrition guidelines for specific cancers

  • A review of issues faced during treatment

  • Strategies for coping with nausea and appetite problems

  • Strategies to overcome obstacles to eating

  • Strategies to deal with constipation or diarrhea

  • A review of food safety during cancer treatment

  • Supplement review (if desired)

  • Weight management : focused on weight gain or loss. You will learn healthy ways to regain lost weight.  Some cancer survivors gain weight during cancer treatments. Losing excess weight has been shown to reduce the risk of cancer recurrence. Weight loss might be another reason for nutrition counseling.

  • Email support

  • Expires 90 days from initial session

In person or Online Nutrition Counseling for the Cancer Survivor

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