ONCOLOGY NUTRITION ROUND TABLE VIDEO SERIES

Abbott Nutrition Health Institute (ANHI) held a scientific roundtable on “Evidence and Opportunities: Oncology Nutrition in 2020” on 14-15 October 2020. The event included 10 clinical experts from around the globe for a scientific discussion on new evidence, consensus, and guidelines for optimal nutrition care for patients with cancer.

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NUTRITION INTERVENTION: THE BENEFITS OF A MULTIMODAL APPROACH

In this video, Michael Bastasch, MD, Martin Chasen, MBChB, FCP, Maureen Gardner, MA, RDN, CSO, LD/N, FAND, Alessandro Laviano, MD, Carla Prado, PhD, RD, and Anthony Sung, MD, discuss multimodal intervention, including nutrition and exercise, and how it can improve outcomes in patients with cancer.

THE PREVALENCE & IMPACT OF MALNUTRITION, CACHEXIA & MUSCLE LOSS IN PATIENTS WITH CANCER

In this video, Michael Bastasch, MD, Martin Chasen, MBChB, FCP, Alessandro Laviano, MD, Carla Prado, PhD, RD, and Şuayib Yalçın, MD, discuss the impact of malnutrition, cachexia and low muscle mass on outcomes in patients with cancer, as well as methods of assessing body composition in this population.

THE MULTIDISCIPLINARY TEAM: PROVIDING OPTIMAL NUTRITION CARE FOR PATIENTS WITH CANCER

In this video, Michael Bastasch, MD, Martin Chasen, MBChB, FCP, Suzanne Dixon, MPH, MS, RDN, Maureen Gardner, MA, RDN, CSO, LD/N, FAND, Alessandro Laviano, MD, Carla Prado, PhD, RD, and Shila Newman, RN, OCN, ONN-CG, discuss the team approach to nutrition care, including the roles of the registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN) and nurse navigator, as well as the role of the patient and caregiver.

THE IMPORTANCE OF MALNUTRITION SCREENING IN PATIENTS WITH CANCER

In this video, Michael Bastasch, MD, Suzanne Dixon, MPH, MS, RDN, Alessandro Laviano, MD, and Şuayib Yalçın, MD, review the role of malnutrition screening for all patients with cancer, regardless of body mass index (BMI), as well as the role of the electronic health record (EHR) and multidisciplinary team to make screening successful.

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