IMPACT OF EARLY INCORPORATION OF NUTRITION INTERVENTIONS AS A COMPONENT OF CANCER THERAPY
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Publish Date: 5 November 2020
Author(s): Julie Richards, Mary Beth Arensberg, Sara Thomas, Kirk W. Kerr, Refaat Hegazi, and Michael Bastasch.

Abstract:

This article, published in the open-access journal Nutrients, evaluated current trends in the literature and reported evidence around the timing and impact of specific nutrition interventions in oncology patients undergoing active cancer treatment. The identified studies examined the impacts of nutrition interventions (nutrition counseling, oral nutrition supplements, or combination of both) on a variety of cancer diagnoses. 

Author Bios

Richards

Julie Richards, MS, RDN

Consultant
Abbott Nutrition Division of Abbott
Columbus, Ohio
USA

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MARY BETH ARENSBERG, PhD, RDN, LDN, FAND

Director, Health Policy and Programs
Abbott Nutrition Division of Abbott
Columbus, Ohio
USA

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Sara Thomas, PhD, RDN

Research Scientist Global Adult Nutrition Science 
Abbott Nutrition Division of Abbott 
Columbus, Ohio 
USA 
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KIRK KERR, PHD

Senior Manager
Global Health Economics &
Outcomes Research
Abbott Nutrition Division of Abbott
Columbus, Ohio
USA

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Refaat Hegazi, MD, PhD, MS, MPH, MBA

Director, Global Medical Affairs
Director, Scientific and Medical External Engagement
Abbott Nutrition Division of Abbott
Columbus, Ohio
USA

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Michael Bastasch, MD

Department of Medicine and Division of Radiation Oncology 
University of Texas East Health 
Athens, Texas  
USA 
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