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Posts tagged with “nutrition during cancer treatment”

Evaluating the Anti-Inflammatory Diet

Posted on April 7, 2022 in Blog

Content created based on a presentation by Amanda Mondini, RD, LD “A growing body of research suggests that inflammation increases the risk of many chronic diseases, including some types of cancer. Learn the foods that may contribute to or help relieve inflammation.” Amanda Mondini, RD, LD, at Thompson Cancer Survival Center, gave this presentation to […]


Cancer and Weight Management

Posted on March 7, 2022 in Blog

Content authored by Amanda Mondini, RD, LD, at TCSC Weight is an important metric that can be indicative of our overall health. Losing weight is typical for cancer patients due to side effects associated with both chemotherapy and radiation therapy. However, you may not know, that during active treatment, it is very common for doctors […]


Testing National Recommendations – Improving Quality of Life

Posted on February 16, 2022 in Blog

Thompson Cancer Survival Center has boasted a strong mission to participate in research and clinical trials since its inception. Thompson frequently participates as an approved site in national trials. Such participation ensures our patients and providers are offered access to the latest in novel therapeutics or treatments. The Thompson team also initiates trials or studies […]


Myth-busting: Your Diet and Cancer

Posted on December 20, 2021 in Blog

This content authored by Amanda Mondini, RD, LD, Clinical Dietitian Is that true? When people in or even outside of our inner circle hear that we or someone we care about are sick with cancer, they tend to respond in a few different ways… some offer us a hug, some don’t know what to say, […]


Building a Healthy Relationship with Food

Posted on November 19, 2021 in Blog

Content authored by Chelsea Johnson, MS, RD, LDN – Clinical Dietitian If you feel different about food because of cancer, you are not alone. Cancer changes eating habits. Cancer changes your body. These changes, plus a swarm of conflicting messages about food and cancer online, can create anxiety. Luckily, there are simple strategies that can […]


Immune System: Boost or balance?

Posted on October 11, 2021 in Blog

This content authored by Amanda Mondini, RD, LD, Clinical Dietitian Food and Your Immune System Have you ever taken Emergen-C or a similar supplement to “boost” your immune system? Many of these “immunity-boosting” supplements claim to enhance the immune system and ward off illness. However, scientific experts warn against the idea of “boosting” the immune […]


The Nutrition Facts Label: Breaking it down

Posted on October 1, 2021 in Blog

Content authored by Chelsea Johnson, MS, RD, LDN The Nutrition Facts label acts as a guide, helping you navigate food choices for your overall health. These labels can be found on packaged foods and beverages like bread, sodas, sauces, cereals, protein shakes, yogurts, canned and frozen fruits and vegetables, and more. It can be daunting […]


The Link Between Nutrition & Healing

Posted on July 27, 2021 in Blog

This post authored by Chelsea Johnson, MS, RD, LDN – Clinical Dietitian, Thompson Cancer Survival Center Why do we, clinical dietitians, talk about healing? Surgeries, treatment side effects, injuries, and chronic wounds are all reasons why healing is a priority for cancer patients. Proper healing helps patients continue treatment and their daily activities. Surprisingly, nutrition […]