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Welcome to The Cancer Dietitian Podcast! Join Julie Lanford, MPH, RD, CSO, LDN, a bonafide expert in oncology nutrition, as she guides you through the forest of nutrition and cancer information.

Are you a cancer patient wondering what to eat to keep your body as healthy as possible during treatment?

Are you a cancer survivor wanting to eat as healthy as possible to reduce the risk of recurrence?

Are you sick of all the crazy info around nutrition and just want an evidence-based resource for the facts?

Are you a healthcare provider or dietitian trying to figure out how to answer all the crazy questions your patients have after watching documentaries or reading the headlines?

Are you someone who loves to hear myth busting around nutrition topics?

Then this podcast is for YOU!

The Cancer Dietitian Podcast Julie Lanford, , MPH, RD, CSO, LDN - The Cancer Dietitian

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Welcome to The Cancer Dietitian Podcast! Join Julie Lanford, MPH, RD, CSO, LDN, a bonafide expert in oncology nutrition, as she guides you through the forest of nutrition and cancer information.

Are you a cancer patient wondering what to eat to keep your body as healthy as possible during treatment?

Are you a cancer survivor wanting to eat as healthy as possible to reduce the risk of recurrence?

Are you sick of all the crazy info around nutrition and just want an evidence-based resource for the facts?

Are you a healthcare provider or dietitian trying to figure out how to answer all the crazy questions your patients have after watching documentaries or reading the headlines?

Are you someone who loves to hear myth busting around nutrition topics?

Then this podcast is for YOU!

    14 - Food Safety and Cancer

    14 - Food Safety and Cancer

    Today's topic is Food Safety and Cancer. This is a webinar that I presented a few days ago. It’s almost an hour of talk about food safety, which is a topic that has more recently seen a lot of interest.

    Find the full webinar at www.cancerdietitian.com/foodsafety

    In this episode, I discuss the following:

    Food Safety 101
    Special notes for immune-compromised
    Cancer survivor recommendations
    Current evidence regarding COVID-19 and food safety

    • 55 min
    13 - Emotional Effects of Cancer

    13 - Emotional Effects of Cancer

    On this episode we’re talking about the emotional effects of cancer with Dr. Richard McQuellon, Director of Psychosocial Oncology at WFBH's Cancer Patient Support Program.

    We’re also speaking with Julie Pope, a GI Oncology Nurse Navigator at Novant Health Cancer Center about their local cancer support group. Then we’ll hear from ten-year colon cancer survivor Rod Hunter about his experience and how he has navigated his emotions from diagnosis to recovery.

    • 43 min
    12 - Colon Cancer Survivorship

    12 - Colon Cancer Survivorship

    On this episode we’re talking about survivorship with Kristin Houston, PA & Dr. Stacy Wentworth of Wake Forest Baptist Cancer Survivorship Clinic in Winston-Salem, NC. They walk us through recommendations regarding follow up medical treatment, treating common side effects, and the mental challenges that come with transitioning into post-treatment life.

    We’ll also chat with Malek Rais, colon cancer survivor, about his experience and how becoming a patient advocate at Cancer Services aided in his recov

    • 33 min
    11 - Diagnosis and Treatment of Colon Cancer

    11 - Diagnosis and Treatment of Colon Cancer

    On this episode we’re discussing diagnosis & treatment of colon cancer with Joyce Fenstermaker, a GI Oncology Nurse Navigator at WFBH Comprehensive Cancer Center, about the colon cancer screening and treatment process and coping with the anxiety that comes with a diagnosis.

    We also chat with cancer survivor and Board-Certified Medical Oncologist at NHOS, Dr. Eugene Paschold about his personal cancer experience as well as his advice for patients from a doctor and patient perspective.

    • 36 min
    10 - Genetic Risk and Colon Cancer

    10 - Genetic Risk and Colon Cancer

    On this episode of the Cancer Dietitian Podcast we’re talking with Thuy Vu, a Genetic Counselor at Wake Forest Baptist Comprehensive Cancer Center in Winston-Salem, NC, about how genetics can affect your probability of developing colon cancer and preventative measures you can take to help stay cancer-free.

    We’ll also chat with Jill Hyson about her diagnosis of Lynch Syndrome and how it’s affected her life and family.

    • 39 min
    9 - Nutrition and Colon Cancer

    9 - Nutrition and Colon Cancer

    On this episode of The Cancer Dietitian Podcast we’re talking about evidence-based guidelines regarding nutrition and physical activity when it comes to colon cancer.

    We’re going to uncover the truth about what science shows are the most important things to eat for colon cancer risk reduction and survivorship and talk with colon cancer patient Tommy Mitchell about his experience with people offering nutrition advice and how he has managed to stick to key recommendations.

    • 32 min

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