Could anyone kindly recommend a cookbook for someone going through cancer treatment? A friend is diagnosed with breast cancer and starting chemo and we're looking for a good cookbook to give them as a gift.
Does anyone ever rec the BRAT diet for GI issues (i.e. nausea/vomiting/diarrhea) with a cancer patient? just curious..my facility has the diet and I've been tempted to recommend it on a short term basis (only 1-2 days) for patients who aren't eating otherwise, wondering if anyone has had any success with this. What I've done instead is sometimes just order extra starchy foods on the tray and expl
I'm an RD for a small town hospital. We are opening up an infusing center (sooner than later) and because I'm the sole RD for the hospital, I will be playing a part in the nutrition education process for our infusion / cancer patients. I have a general knowledge base, but have never "specialized" in oncology, so I'm just looking for any and all quality resources. We are looking to go a
Hello, I have a friend who is asking me for easy to digest smoothie-type recipes for someone who has had colon CA with resection, leading to malabsorption/explosive diarrhea with food intake. She has CA again-another form- and is depleted nutritionally. She works 10 hr shifts and needs to find something to eat/drink that is not likely to cause diarrhea. She does not like any supplement drinks
I have Pt with cancer stage 3, postgastrectomy, diabetic and few years back had some cardiac issues. Is vegetarian. Wanted to know if there a supplement which is good for diabetic and high in protein. Or what else would you suggest?
I have Pt with cancer stage 3, postgastrectomy, diabetic and few years back had some cardiac issues. Wanted to know if there a supplement which is good for diabetic and high in protein. Or what else would you suggest?
Any professional input regarding the Ketogenic Diet used as part of cancer treatment? Have a patient, ICU, on vent w/Glioblastoma. Family wants MCT Oil added to TF 4:1 (fat:CHO) Is there potential harm? Any experience with this?
57 year extremely cachectic female patient (78 lbs) at 5'4 w/metastatic cancer (likely stemming from previous breast cancer)with some type of esophageal/stomach tumor that is preventing oral diet (has a g-tube). She has ascites and is due for paracentesis. Her daughter is bringing food from home (pureed) and feeding her mom in that way (through G-tube). The MD is ok with this. However, the daugh
Hello, I'm a new RD and was placed in the Oncology unit of a 800 bed medical center for my "specialty" area. I have been at this job for about 8 months and absolutely love the population, thinking I may want to get certified in this area in the future. Right now, I'm wanting to build my knowledge base and was wondering if anyone out there knows of any excellent book or perhaps even some time of m
I'm getting a lot of patients- cancer with mets but family wants everything done. have ot on a pureed diet- but she drinks one thing - can't to Clinimix/ Procalamine because Nephrologist says these are bad for her kidneys and she's not an HD candidate. family doesn't want PEG or dht. On pureed diet-but most pokey aspirating. I'm getting a lot of patients like this recently- what dies everyone el