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Nutrition in Cancer Therapy: Opportunities for Prevention and Treatment

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Course Description

This program reviews the latest evidence around the role of nutrition intervention for the prevention and treatment of cancer. Learn about the role of CT scans as predictors of outcomes and identifying hidden sarcopenia and understand how cancer death is related to chronic inflammation. Several common nutrition supplements are reviewed including fish oil, types and amount of protein, antioxidants, vitamin D, probiotics and more recent data around Specialized Pro-resolving Mediators (SPMs). Presented by Robert Martindale, MD, PhD 

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Presented by:

Robert Martindale, MD, PhD
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Original Program Date:
CE Expiration Date:
05/01/2022 11:59 PM (ET)

Course Objectives

1. Identify evidence for and against nutrition supplementation in the patient with cancer. 
2. Define current management for cancer cachexia. 
3. Describe nutrition interventions that will improve outcomes.
Original Program Date: May 2, 2019; Expiration date: May 1, 2022
Continuing Education: 1.00 CE for Nurses; 1.00 CPEU for Registered Dietitians/Registered Dietetic Technicians - CDR level: II
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Continuing Education:

Nestlé Health Science is a Continuing Professional Education Accredited Provider with CDR, the credentialing agency for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Accredited provider number NE008. Activity Type for Dietitians: Self Study (740 Web Based) Nestlé Health Science is a Continuing Education Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing; Provider Number 11366.