Cancer Nutrition

Nutrition & Cancer Course Description & Information:

  • This course reviews current research regarding nutrition and cancer and the role of diet in helping to reduce the incidence of specific cancers. Nutrition has been shown to play a role in the management of the treatment of cancer as well as in the prevention of cancer.
  • Pharmacist information: ACPE UAN: 0826-9999-17-013-L01-P, IRD: 6-1-2017. Knowledge based activity
Course Objectives:

  • Evaluate the research on the relationship between oxidative stress and cancer development.
  • Evaluate risks and benefits of nutritional recommendations for cancer prevention, treatment, and complications of treatment.
  • Discuss current research on the relationship of specific food, diets, and bioactive food compounds to cancer risk modification.
  • List specific foods that have been shown to be carcinogenic and anti-carcinogenic.
  • List dietary strategies for the chemotherapy patient.


Course Credit: 2 Contact Hours

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Who Should Attend:

Pharmacists, Dietitians, Nursing professionals, Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy professionals, and other medical professionals.

Certificate Requirements:

  • Full attendance.
  • Completion of course post-test (70%) and evaluation.

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