Navigating the Holidays Through Nutrition

Posted December 19th, 2018

The holidays are just around the corner, and with that, we often find ourselves out of our normal routines. We may be away from work, traveling or spending time with families, friends and copious amounts of food. For many patients undergoing active cancer treatment, their appetites and how they feel may not be the same […]


Tips for Managing an Upset Stomach

Posted December 11th, 2018

Coping with nausea/vomiting/dehydration and a queasy stomach can be a challenge for cancer patients. Here are some tips for preventing and managing an upset stomach. Tips to Avoid Nausea Take anti-nausea medication as directed, 30 to 60 minutes before eating. Contact your healthcare team if nausea worsens and you are unable to eat or drink. […]


The Skinny on Soy and Flaxseed for Breast Cancer

Posted March 27th, 2017

This webinar, presented by Doris Piccinin, MS, RD, CDE, LDN, discusses healthy nutrition habits regarding soy and flaxseed for patients with breast cancer. Doris Piccinin, MS, RD, CDE, LDN is a Licensed Registered Dietitian at Penn Medicine’s Department of Patient and Family Services where she works with oncology patients receiving treatment for breast, prostate, bladder, […]


Protein Requirements for Cancer Patients

Posted August 2nd, 2016

In this webinar, Katrina VB. Claghorn, MS, RD, CSO, LDN, a nutritionist in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, explores the usefulness of protein in a cancer patient’s diet. Katrina Claghorn is an Advanced Practice Clinical Dietitian Specialist at the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania. She […]


What Should I Eat? Healthy Nutrition Habits for Prostate Cancer

Posted July 13th, 2016

In this webinar, Doris Piccinin, MS, RD, CDE, LDN, a nutritionist in the Department of Radiation Oncology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, explores healthy nutrition habits for prostate cancer patients. Doris Piccinin, MS, RD, CDE, LDN is a Licensed Registered Dietitian at Penn Medicine’s Department of Patient and Family Services where she works with […]


What should I eat? Healthy Nutrition Habits for Breast Cancer Survivors

Posted June 7th, 2016

This webinar, presented by Doris Piccinin, MS, RD, CDE, LDN, discusses healthy nutrition habits for breast cancer survivors including information about the Mediterranean diet and phytochemicals.   Doris Piccinin, MS, RD, CDE, LDN is a Licensed Registered Dietitian at Penn Medicine’s Department of Patient and Family Services where she works with oncology patients receiving treatment […]


Smoothies for All Occasions

Posted May 24th, 2016

Introduction This webinar, presented by Audrey Caspar-Clark, M.A., R.D., L.D.N., C.S.O., teaches you how to create a nutritional smoothie. About the Presenter Audrey Caspar-Clark, M.A., R.D., L.D.N, C.S.O., received her M.A. in Nutrition Education from Immaculata University in 2009 and her B. S. in Nutrition from Immaculata University in 2000.  She holds an active certification as a […]