Nutritional Support

Cancer treatment can have a major impact on your nutritional needs. If you are a patient at the UMC Southwest Cancer Center, a certified dietitian is ready to help you maintain proper nutrition during your treatment.

Our certified dietitians can give you council and help you learn about:

  • How nutritional needs change through treatment
  • What is nutritionally important at every stage of treatment
  • Coping with treatment-related side effects, such as dry mouth, queasiness and poor appetite, that may interfere with proper nutrition
  • The role of nutritional supplements in cancer treatment – what can help and what to avoid

Please speak to a physician or nurse about how to meet with a certified dietitian.



komen

napbc

american-cancer-society
Best Companies to Work for in Texas 2017
Outstanding Patient Experience Award Healthgrades
2016 Women's Choice Award
Best Regional Hospitals U.S. News 2015