Managing Side Effects and/or Late Effects of Treatment
Cancer Nutrition Services: Nutrition Resources
Nutrition During Cancer Treatment Information GuideThe purpose of this information guide is to direct patients and health care professionals to sources of information on cancer and related topics, it does not constitute an endorsement of the information contained in the resources. This list is not meant to be comprehensive, but rather to provide starting points for Information seeking. All listed materials can be found at the Patient Education Resource Center of the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center in room B1-361.
Last updated: 4/09
BrochuresNational Cancer Institute (NCI). "Eating Hints for Cancer Patients: Before, During and After Treatment", 1997.
American Institute for Cancer Research. "Nutrition of the Cancer Patient". 1994.
BooksBloch, Abby. Eating Well, Staying Well: During and After Cancer. Atlanta, GA: American Cancer Society, 2004.
Clegg, Holly B. Eating Well Through Cancer: Easy Recipes & Recommendations During and After Treatment. Memphis, TN: Wimmer Companies, 2006.
Capron, Mary Ellen. Ultimate Cooking Companion for At-Home Caregivers. Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall Health, 2003.
Crocker, Betty. Betty Crocker's Living With Cancer Cookbook. New York, NY: Hungry Minds, 2002.
Dyer, Diana. Dietitian's Cancer Story: Information and Inspiration for Recovery and Healing. 5th ed. Ann Arbor, MI: Swan Press, 2002.
Keane, Maureen; Chace, Daniella. What to Eat if You have Cancer: Healing Foods that Boost Your Immune System. 2nd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2007.
Liu, Simin; McManus, Kathy; Carlino, John A. Healing Gourmet, Eat to Fight Cancer. New York: McGraw-Hil, 2006.
Mathai, Kimberly. Cancer Lifeline Cookbook: Good Nutrition, Recipes and Resources to Optimize the Lives of People Living with Cancer. Seattle, WA: Sasquatch Books, 2004.
Audiovisual ResourcesAmerican Institute for Cancer Research. Food for the Fight - Part One.
Web ResourcesNutrition for Patients and Survivors at the American Cancer Society's site
- Go to: www.cancer.org
- Under the heading "Patients, Family & Friends" click on "Treatment Options"
- Click on "Treatment Topics and Resources"
- Scroll down and click on "Nutrition for Patients"
Nutrition in Cancer Care PDQ at the cancer.gov site
- Go to: www.cancer.gov
- Click on "Cancer Topics"
- Click on "Coping with Cancer"
- Scroll down to "Nutritional Concerns" and click on "Patients"
This document is not intended to take the place of the care and attention of your personal physician or other professional medical services. Our aim is to promote active participation in your care and treatment by providing information and education. Questions about individual health concerns or specific treatment options should be discussed with your physician.