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Nutrition and cancer / edited by Clare Shaw.

Shaw, Clare, 1963- (Added Author).
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Subject: Cancer > Nutritional aspects.
Neoplasms > diet therapy.
Nutrition Therapy > methods.
Nutritional Physiological Phenomena.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9781118788707
  • ISBN: 1118788702
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 398 pages)
  • Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, U.K. : Blackwell, 2011.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Cancer in the 21st century / Natalie Doyle and Clare Shaw -- Cancer and nutritional status / Alessandro Laviano, Isabella Preziosa, and Filippo Rossi Fanelli -- Treatment of cancer / Sanjay Popat -- Effect of malnutrition on cancer patients / Louise Henry -- Nutrition screening / Sian Lewis -- Nutritional requirements of patients with cancer / C. Elizabeth Weekes -- The psychosocial influences of food choices made by cancer patients / Lucy Eldridge -- Nutritional support for the cancer patient / Clare Shaw and Jane Power -- Late effects of cancer treatment in adult patients / Jervoise Andreyev -- Nutrition and palliative care / Clare Shaw -- Head and neck cancer / Bella Talwar -- Nutrition in upper gastrointestinal cancer / Saira Chowdhury and Orla Hynes -- Cancers of the lower gastrointestinal tract / Jane Power -- Nutritional implications of gynaecological cancer / Mhairi Donald -- Haemato-oncology / Gayle Black -- Paediatric oncology / Evelyn Ward -- Nutrition and breast cancer / Barbara Parry -- Nutritional management in prostate cancer / Kathryn Parr -- Lung cancer / Cherry Vickery.
Summary: Nutrition plays a crucial role in supporting patients receiving treatment for cancer. Carefully considered nutritional options can help to manage patients with weight loss and cachexia, support the patient's ability to recover from surgery and cope with treatments such as chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Patients living with and beyond cancer can also benefit from advice on optimal nutrition and lifestyle changes. Edited by Dr Clare Shaw, Consultant Dietitian at The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, Nutrition and Cancer takes an unrivalled look at this prevalent disease, offering the reader:An.
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