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Free Webinar – Nutritional oncology: the tip of the iceberg and what is looming underneath

The Candian Nutrition Society has extended their series of Webinars.

The next free webinars takes place on Thursday, April 01 12:00 – 13:00 (ET)

Dr. Carla Prado from the University of Alberta discusses the importance of nutritional status and challenges and opportunities in nutrition research and clinical practice as it relates to nutritional oncology.

This presentation will highlight the importance of nutrition across the cancer disease trajectory, especially focusing on the role of nutritional assessment and intervention in optimizing patient outcomes. The perceived neglected role of nutrition intervention will be discussed, as well as potential solutions to overcome skepticism. Finally, an overview of ongoing randomized controlled trials will be presented, setting the stage for what to expect in the next 5 years of oncology nutrition research.

Speaker: Carla Prado, PhD, RD – University of Alberta

Moderated by: Wendy Ward, PhD – Brock University

Learning Objectives:

  1. To understand the importance of optimizing nutritional status and specific approaches to achieve that.
  2. To identify the challenges and opportunities to advance nutrition research and clinical practice.

Other upcoming webinars from CNS

April 16, 2021
12:00 – 13:00 (ET)
Microbiota, Probiotics and Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Where are we and where are we going?
Speaker: Elena Verdu, MD, PhD – McMaster University
Moderator: Elena Comelli, PhD – University of Toronto

May 21, 2021
13:00 – 14:00 (ET)
Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Nutrition
Lorian Taylor, PhD, MPH RD – University of Calgary
Hayley Pomerinke, RD – University of Calgary
Moderator: Cathy Alberda, MSc RD

To find out more about any of these events, please visit the CNS Website here