Diet Modification as a Novel Therapeutic for Cancer Treatment: When Less is More
Speaker: Nicole L. Simone, M.D.
Rates of metabolic syndrome and obesity are increasing at an alarming rate, however, nutritional guidelines during cancer treatment have not changed to acknowledge and adapt to this trend. Dietary modifications that address an altered metabolic state in individuals with cancer may be effective in augmenting the response to chemotherapy and radiation. When combined with radiation, dietary interventions which lower caloric intake may inhibit tumor growth and metastases and improve survival. Join us to learn how obesity and metabolic syndrome may contribute to increased cancer incidence and impact outcomes following cancer treatment.
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