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Clinical Nutrition for Oncology Patients

Author(s): Mary Marian, MS, RD, CSO, Clinical Nutrition Research Specialist and Clinical Lecturer, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, Arizona
Susan Roberts, MS, RD, LD, CNSD, Assistant Director of Clinical Nutrition and Nutrition Support Team Coordinator, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas
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  • ISBN-13: 9780763755126
  • Hardcover    463 pages      © 2010
Price: $99.95 US List
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Clinical Nutrition for Oncology Patients provides clinicians with the information they need to help cancer survivors and patients make informed choices about their nutrition and improve their short-term and long-term health.  This comprehensive resource outlines nutritional management recommendations for care prior to, during, and after treatment and addresses specific nutritional needs and complementary therapies that may be of help to a patient.  This book is written by a variety of clinicians who not only care for cancer survivors and their caregivers but are also experts in the field of nutritional oncology. 

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This text is ideal for oncology nutrition courses in medicine, nursing, clinical dietetics, and other healthcare fields.  Its practical orientation also makes it an essential resource for practicing professionals. 

Chapter  1  Introduction to the Nutritional Management of Oncology Patients
Chapter  2  Nutrition Screening and Assessment in Oncology
Chapter  3  Nutrition Support for Oncology Patients
Chapter  4  Medical and Radiation Oncology
Chapter  5  Surgical Oncology
Chapter  6  Nutrition and Cancer Prevention
Chapter  7  Esophageal and Head and Neck Cancer
Chapter  8  Breast Cancer
Chapter  9  Reproductive Cancers
Chapter  10  Prostate Cancer
Chapter  11  Lung Cancer
Chapter  12  Hematologic Malignancies
Chapter  13  Brain Tumors
Chapter  14  Palliative Care
Chapter  15  Pharmacologic Management of Cancer Cachexia-Anorexia and Other Gastrointestinal Toxicities Associated with Cancer Treatments
Chapter  16  Integrative Oncology

Mary Marian, MS, RD, CSO-Clinical Nutrition Research Specialist and Clinical Lecturer, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, Arizona

Mary Marian is a clinical nutrition research specialist and clinical lecturer with the College of Medicine and Arizona Cancer Center at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona. Her areas of focus include nutrition for disease prevention, nutrition support, and integrative medicine. Mary has been a clinical dietitian for over 20 years and has published many chapters and articles in peer-reviewed publications as well as served as an editor or co-editor for several textbooks and publications. 

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Susan Roberts, MS, RD, LD, CNSD-Assistant Director of Clinical Nutrition and Nutrition Support Team Coordinator, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas

Susan Roberts has been a registered dietitian for 20 years and has 14 years of experience with oncology and hematopoietic stem cell transplant patients.  Susan’s current roles at Baylor University Medical Center are Assistant Director of Clinical Nutrition, Nutrition Support Coordinator and Dietetic Internship Director.  She has numerous publications and presentations and is also involved as a professional volunteer with the American Dietetic Association, Dietitians in Nutrition Support, the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition and the North Texas Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition.  Susan is married to her husband Chris, and has two young boys, Ross and Griffin.