May 18, 2016

Have a Question about Nutrition and Cancer? Ask the Expert!

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CancerConnect and the Cancer Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Will Present: Ask the Expert with Oncology Nutrition Specialists

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CancerConnect in collaboration with the Cancer Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) is pleased to provide you with the opportunity to engage with oncology nutrition experts, Janelle Derella, MS, RD, LDN, and Jeanine LeDoux, MS, RD, LDN. On June 8, 2016, Ms. Derella and Ms. LeDoux will answer your pre-submitted questions about cancer nutrition in the BIDMC Cancer Community. The BIDMC Cancer Community is an online forum that is designed to make it easy for cancer patients and their families, friends and caregivers to support one another.

Janelle Derella, MS, RD, LDN, and Jeanine LeDoux, MS, RD, LDN, are registered dietitians who specialize in oncology nutrition at the Cancer Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. They help individuals affected by cancer to get the nutrients they need to keep their body strong and healthy before, during and after treatment. Ms. Derella and Ms. LeDoux use the most up-to-date scientific literature to provide recommendations and information to patients with a variety of nutritional needs. Click here to learn more about the Medical Nutrition Therapy program at the BIDMC Cancer Center.

Join the Conversation and Get Your Nutrition Questions Answered

We will be accepting questions for Ms. Derella and Ms. LeDoux on cancer nutrition until 5pm EST on Monday, June 6th. To submit your question:

  • Use this form to pre-submit your questions from now until Monday, June 6th, or
  • Submit your question directly in the BIDMC Cancer Community Cancer Nutrition group from now until Monday, June 6th.

The Q&A session with Ms. Derella and Ms. LeDoux will be posted in the BIDMC Cancer Community on June 8th, and can be accessed here. Thank you for your participation.

*The Ask the Expert Guest Moderator is not intended to be a substitute for healthcare professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Speak to your healthcare provider about any questions you may have regarding your health.

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