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Nutrition Society Winter Conference 2017: Diet, nutrition and the changing face of cancer survivorship

Cancer is no longer a terminal diagnosis. Increasing numbers of people are surviving, but with ever more chronic conditions they need good nutritional advice.  However, the scientific evidence to support this is sparse.

This conference, in partnership with the Royal Society of Medicine, will explore the role of nutrition at multiple points in the cancer pathway. Whilst the evidence base for cancer prevention is growing and consolidating there is a growing need to:

  • understand the role of nutrition in chemotherapy (as well as the impact of therapy on nutrition and appetite)
  • provide effective strategies for nutritional support of end-stage care
  • understand the potentially distinct dietary strategies for prevention of cancer recurrence
  • develop the management of the co-morbidities associated with cancer survivorship

For more information please visit the Nutrition Society website via this link.