Nutrition and Cancer / Edition 1

Nutrition and Cancer / Edition 1

by Clare Shaw
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405190426

ISBN-13: 9781405190428

Pub. Date: 01/04/2011

Publisher: Wiley

The role of nutrition in cancer treatments should not be underestimated; within a clinical setting, carefully considered nutritional options can help to control cachexia, the patient's ability to cope with treatments such as chemotherapy and the ability to recover from invasive surgery. Edited by Dr Clare Shaw, Head of Rehabilitation Research at the Royal Marsden

…  See more details below

Overview

The role of nutrition in cancer treatments should not be underestimated; within a clinical setting, carefully considered nutritional options can help to control cachexia, the patient's ability to cope with treatments such as chemotherapy and the ability to recover from invasive surgery. Edited by Dr Clare Shaw, Head of Rehabilitation Research at the Royal Marsden Hospital, Nutrition and Cancer Care takes an unrivalled look at this prevalent disease, offering the reader:
• A practical guide to good nutrition and dietetic practice in cancer care
• A detailed look at nutritional options for different diagnostic groups and disease states
• Contributions from a wide range of cancer specialists An excellent resource for dietitans, 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405190428
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/04/2011
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.00(d)

Related Subjects

Table of Contents

Contributors.

Preface.

1 Cancer in the twenty-first century (Natalie Doyle and Clare Shaw).

2 Cancer and nutritional status (Alessandro Laviano, Isabella Preziosa and Filippo Rossi Fanelli).

3 Treatment of cancer (Sanjay Popat).

4 Effect of malnutrition on cancer patients (Louise Henry).

5 Nutrition screening(Sian Lewis).

6 Nutritional requirements of patients with cancer (C. Elizabeth Weekes).

7 The psychosocial influences of food choices made by cancer patients(Lucy Eldridge).

8 Nutritional support for the cancer patient (Clare Shaw and Jane Power).

9 Late effects of cancer treatment in adult patients(Jervoise Andreyev).

10 Nutrition and palliative care (Clare Shaw).

11 Head and neck cancer(Bella Talwar).

12 Nutrition in upper gastrointestinal cancer (Saira Chowdhury and Orla Hynes).

13 Cancers of the lower gastrointestinal tract 255 (Jane Power).

14 Gynaecological cancer (Mhairi Donald).

15 Haemato-oncology (Gayle Black).

16 Paediatric oncology (Evelyn Ward).

17 Nutrition and breast cancer (Barbara Parry).

18 Nutritional management in prostate cancer (Kathryn Parr).

19 Lung cancer (Cherry Vickery).

Index.

Read More

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >