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In addition to medical care, good nutrition is crucial in the fight against cancer. Research by the American Cancer Society shows poor nutrition have a negative impact on cancer therapy, including increased risk for complications, poor tolerance and response to treatment and a lower quality of life.
Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center offers personalized nutrition counseling with a registered dietitian who is available five days a week. The one-on-one sessions can be arranged around your visits to the cancer center for treatment. Your physician can refer you to the dietitians or call 214.820.2608 to set up an appointment.
Eating the right foods during cancer treatment can be an important part of the cancer healing process. Learn more about what types of foods will help you in your recovery.
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