Chapter: “Lifestyle Changes and Behavioral Approaches for the Cancer Survivor” in Nutritional Oncology: Nutrition in Cancer Prevention, Treatment, and Survivorship
There is a long history of interest in the role of nutrition in cancer but only in the last 50 years has this interdisciplinary field developed scientific evidence from a combination of population studies, basic research, and clinical studies. Precision oncology, targeted therapies and immunonutrition have led to advances in cancer treatment and prevention. Highlighting insights from Precision Oncology and Precision Nutrition to improve cancer prevention, treatment and survival is the core mission of this book. The editors have over 40 years of clinical and research experience integrating science with practical advice based on available evidence for healthcare professionals while highlighting research vistas for the scientific community.
- Comprehensive treatment of all aspects of nutrition and cancer, including prevention, response to treatment, avoidance of relapse and promotion of quality of life for cancer survivors.
- Examines alternative medicines and botanical dietary supplements and identifies hypotheses for future research based on science.
This book is written for doctors, dietitians, and other health care professional advising cancer patients, cancer survivors and the general public.