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Oncology Nutrition — NC Community College Oncology Lecture

March 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Free
Oncology Nutrition – Jennifer Spring, RD, CSO, LDN — Wednesday, March 18th at Noon (NC Community College System Oncology Lecture)
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Jennifer Spring, RD, CSO, LDN

Jennifer Spring, RD, CSO, LDN

Oncology Dietitian, Outpatient Oncology Nutrition Program
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

Oncology Nutrition

 

Lecture Description

Unintended weight loss and anorexia in patients with cancer is associated with decreased performance status, reduced response and tolerance to treatment, decreased survival, and reduced quality of life. This lecture discusses the importance of proactive nutritional interventions vital to improving patient outcomes.

Learning Objectives:

 

  • Explain cancer-related anorexia and the significance of unintentional weight loss
  • Describe the evidence for specific nutritional interventions for patients experiencing anorexia and unintentional weight loss
  • Describe the evidence for specific nutritional interventions for patients experiencing anorexia and unintentional weight loss.

 


Lecture Resources:

Self-Paced, Online Courses with FREE Certificates:

  • This lecture will be available as a FREE Self-Paced, Online Course in April 2020.
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*Lecture topic subject to change.

Details

Date:
March 18
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
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Organizer

UNC Cancer Network
Phone:
919-445-1000
Email:
unccn@unc.edu