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Nutrition and Survivorship: Nutritional issues following cancer treatment
This study day is aimed at dietitians, nurses and other health care professionals working with cancer patients. The day aims to update on the latest advances in the nutritional care of cancer patients.
The programme includes: nutritional issues following head and neck cancer, nutritional issues and effects on quality of life after surgery for upper GI, nutrition and survivorship following treatment for colorectal cancer, a dietetic approach to gastrointestinal consequences of treatment, survivorship issues following treatment for gynaecological cancer, nutritional issues following treatment for breast cancer and for prostate cancer, long term nutritional consequences of leukaemia and its treatment in children and adults.
The study day is hosted by the Royal Marsden which opened its doors in 1851 as the world’s first hospital dedicated to cancer diagnosis, treatment, research and education.