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Description - Nutrition and Cancer by Clare Shaw

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 insight into the nutritional challenges faced for patients with cancer * A practical guide to nutrition and dietetic practice in cancer care * A detailed look at nutritional options for different diagnostic groups * Contributions from a wide range of cancer specialists An excellent resource for dietitians, clinical nutritionists, doctors, nurses and other health professionals working with cancer patients, this book is also a fascinating reference for students and researchers with an interest in the area.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405190428
ISBN-10: 1405190426
Format: Paperback
(245mm x 176mm x 22mm)
Pages: 416
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 3-Dec-2010
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Clare Shaw

Dr Clare Shaw, Consultant Dietitian and Head of Rehabilitation Research, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, Fulham Road, London