Where can I find a dietitian who works with cancer patients?

Where can I find a dietitian who works with cancer patients? The Oncology Nutrition and Dietitians in Nutrition Support dietetic practice groups of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics specializes in working with patients with cancer especially after surgery when weight loss can be a problem. You can find a dietitian at the Find a...

Do you know if it is safe for patients to eat raw Eggbeaters?

Hi, I am a dietetic intern at the Albert Einstein Medical Center. I am in the process of developing a recipe booklet containing increased calories and protein foods for people with cancer. I found a recipe for a milkshake using Eggbeaters for added nutrition. Do you know if it is safe for these patients...

Is albumin necessary for the diuretic to be effective?

To my knowledge, the doctors did not shunt the albumin into the stomach. His abdomen was not distended and he was able to lose quite a bit of fluid weight. He would never have been able to have the surgery had he not gotten rid of that fluid. It was my understanding that the albumin...

If my husband had a dietary plan, he would feel involved in his healing.

Sure appreciate the quick reply! MC disease is minimal change disease of the kidneys. His kidneys or the lining of them, I can't remember, were affected by the tumor's presence. His body weight was up 40 pounds by the time we got to Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) Cancer Center. A surgery had been attempted at...

My husband had cancer surgery and his cholesterol is over 300.

My husband had cancer surgery at Sloan Kettering Hospital. An 8-pound tumor (sarcoma) and 3/4 of his liver were removed at that time. He is doing reasonably well considering cancer seriously affected his kidneys. He has MC Disease and takes prednisone and Demadex to help this. He has a big problem with fluid retention...

I’m a cancer patient with reoccurring of breast cancer.

I stumbled upon your web page looking for some answers for my daughter on her 4-year-old girl about ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder), triglycerides and iron deficiencies. Your articles are very helpful and very detailed. I've put you in my bookmarks to look up other things as I'm a cancer patient with many years of...

Does vitamin B17 cure cancer?

My father has pancreatic cancer and someone sent me an e-mail saying that vitamin B17 is the cure for cancer, but that the FDA has banned this. Do you know anything about this? Would you please help me? Or try to send me in the right direction? Thank you in advance for anything you might...

I have breast cancer and am taking a lot of supplements to build up my immune system.

Many thanks for replying so promptly to my enquiry. I have been in contact with a nutrition consultant who is Dip ION MNCA qualified. He has recommended that I eliminate the following things from my diet: tea, coffee, sugar, salt, alcohol and dairy products. I am aware of maintaining a healthy balanced diet. The supplements...

I had breast cancer and was told that not having colds could be sign of weakened immune system.

I have recently had breast cancer treated with surgery, radiation and now with vitamin and herbal supplements to strengthen my immune system. I have been told that not having colds could be a sign of a weakened immune system. I have had about two colds in the last five years. If this is true,...

What are dietary recommendations for leukemia?

My mother has recently been diagnosed with stage 0 leukemia. The doctors say that there is no treatment done at such a stage, but my sister and I are curious. We both believe that diet can have a positive impact on the growth/ development/prevention of cancer. We would like to know the following: Are...

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