Nutrition After Cancer: A Conference on the Role of Diet and Cancer Survivorship

Last Modified: March 10, 2002

Conference Dates: May 8, 2002
Conference Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA

Sponsoring Group: American Institute for Cancer Research

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Topics Covered: Specific topics include soy, flaxseed, vegetables, exercise and obesity.

Conference Objectives: This one-day conference has three important objectives:

  1. To provide cancer survivors with the best nutrition advice available at this time.
  2. To establish a dialogue with cancer survivors about their nutrition questions and concerns so as to determine where new information is needed.
  3. To identify key areas of research and encourage scientists to enter the field.

Who Should Attend: Cancer survivors. Although this conference is designed for a lay audience, it is appropriate for dietitians who wish to learn about current research on diet and cancer survivorship. Registered Dietitians attending this conference can earn 4 hours of continuing education.

Registration Information: Call AICR toll-free at 1-800-843-8114 and ask for extension 58.

Conference Fees: $65 per person, includes lunch

Continuing Education: Yes