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Nutrition – breastcancer.org

Posted: March 27, 2019 at 6:44 pm


Nutrition giving your body the nutrients it needs is important for everyone. When combined with exercising and maintaining a healthy weight, eating well is an excellent way to help your body stay strong and healthy.

If you're currently undergoing treatment for breast cancer or have been treated for breast cancer in the past, eating well is particularly important for you. In this section, you can read about healthy eating and what and how to eat during and after treatment.

The medical experts for Nutrition are:

Cyndi Thomson, Ph.D., R.D., assistant professor in Nutritional Sciences at the University of Arizona, with joint appointments in medicine and public health. She is a registered dietitian with more 15 years of experience in clinical nutrition. Dr. Thomson is also principal investigator at the University of Arizona College of Public Health on several diet-cancer grants.

Diana Grant Dyer, M.S., R.D., a registered dietitian with 20 years of experience, specializing in nutritional care for critically ill patients. She is the author of A Dietitian's Cancer Story: Information & Inspiration for Recovery & Healing from a 3-time Cancer Survivor (Swan Press, 2002) and is especially interested in how nutrition can influence cancer risk reduction and recovery.

Both Cyndi Thomson and Diana Grant Dyer are members of the Breastcancer.org Professional Advisory Board, which includes more than 60 medical experts in breast cancer-related fields.

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