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Nutritional Support

Fighting cancer takes extra strength. Your nutritional support team is here to show you how you can improve your diet and help your body do its best in the fight. Dietitians offer individualized nutritional consulting to you and your caregivers with a focus on helping you achieve optimal nutrition. They also work closely with your cancer care team to keep you at your strongest. Goals include:

  • Maintaining muscle mass
  • Promoting healing
  • Treating nutritional deficiencies
  • Minimizing complications and side effects

To make an appointment with a dietitian, call 913-588-1227. Learn about the importance of protein during cancer treatment and using probiotics for digestive health.

Diet and Nutrition During Cancer Treatment

Oncology nutritionist and researcher Dr. Jill Hamilton-Reeves discusses the importance of a healthy diet during cancer treatment, as well as the latest nutrition research.

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