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risk. Cornell University. (607) 254-2893.
For professionals and consumers, this website provides information
on types of cancer, cancer research and much more. National Cancer
Institute. (800) 4-CANCER.
Cancer Society Guidelines on Nutrition and Physical Activity for
Cancer Prevention (2001). For professionals, this
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activity for both youth and adults, and provide a first-time recommendation
for communities to play a role in improving the health of their
residents. Information also available in Spanish. American Cancer
Society. (800) ACS-2345.
Guide to Oncology Nutrition (2001). For professionals, this
manual covers a
complete spectrum of oncology nutrition topics, including: nutrition
bone marrow transplantation, enteral and parenteral nutrition, alternative
therapies, and palliative
care. American Dietetic Association. (800) 877-1600 Ext. 5000
Hints for Cancer Patients (1997). For consumers, this booklet
provides information and recipes to help patients meet their needs
for good nutrition during treatment. NIH Publication
# 98-2079. (800) 4-CANCER.
Hints for Cancer Patients in Treatment. For consumers, this
video demonstrates and explains the need for calorie and
protein-dense food as well as how to cope with appetite depression
and side-effects of treatment. Includes blenderized meals for patients
with swallowing difficulties. National
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the Facts, Know for Sure Breast Cancer Video. For consumers,
this video is designed to teach women about the importance
of regular mammograms, clinical breast exams and breast self-exams.
Institute for Cancer Research. (800) 843-8114.
for Lower Cancer Risk Wellness Program Kit. For professionals,
this package includes Myths and Facts About Diet and Cancer
Prevention Slide Kit, supplying 48 slides, script and action plan
your audience can use to set goals for behavior change. It also
includes 50 copies of 4 of the American Institute of Cancer Research's
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Nutrition: Patient Education Materials (1999). For
professionals, this education material was developed to help
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of its treatment; designed for use in hospitals, private practice,
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home health care, and extended care facilities. Addresses 18 symptoms
or situations, such as altered taste acuity, dysphagia, hospice
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Association. (800) 877-1600 ext. 5000
Therapy and You: A Guide to Self-help During Treatment (1999).
For consumers, this booklet addresses concerns of patients
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and self-help. National Cancer Institute. (800) 4-CANCER.
Clinical Guide to Oncology Nutrition (1999). For professionals,
this resource material is for clinicians working in the field
of oncology. Covers a range of topics related to nutrition assessment
and treatment from cancer prevention to palliative care, patient-generated
subjective global assessment, chemotherapy, bone marrow transplantation,
enteral and parenteral nutrition,
and alternative therapies (ADA # 1778). American Dietetic Association.
(800) 877-1600 ext. 5000
Tofu? For consumers, this Video with booklet covers new
research about soy's effects on cancer and heart disease. Morinaga
Nutritional Foods, Inc. (310) 787-0200.