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Insights into Cancer: Nutrition for Cancer Patients

Once a month, the Simms/Mann–UCLA Center for Integrative Oncology presents Insights Into Cancer, a free public lecture series for cancer patients, their families and the community. Each lecture features a leading professional who provides up-to-date information, practical advice and answers to cancer-related questions.

April 10, 2018

Nutrition for Cancer Patients

Carolyn Katzin, M.S., C.N.S., discusses nutrition for patients with cancer. Good nutrition is essential for patients both during and after treatment. In this new era of precision medicine and its sister science of precision nutrition, the “one size fits all” type of diet recommendations ideally should be tailored for each cancer patient. She presents some general concepts along with some simple tools that help identify which types of foods and dietary supplements would be most helpful for cancer patients based on the patient’s current health status and family history.

6:45 – 7:00: Arrival & Refreshments
7:00 – 7:15: Anne Coscarelli, Ph.D, Introduction to Center
7:15 – 7:20: Anne Coscarelli, Ph.D., Speaker Introduction
7:20 – 8:55: Speaker Presentation, Q&A
8:55 – 9:00: Closing

Insights Into Cancer lectures are held in the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center Auditorium, B Level, Room B130, 757 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095.

UCLA parking is $12 and is wheelchair accessible. Attendees can park in the medical plaza, or take advantage of the valet parking at the front of Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.

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