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Topics Covered

  • Survivor Perspective
  • Overview of Weight Changes After Cancer Treatments
  • What Causes These Changes
  • Communicating with Your Health Care Team about Your Weight Changes
  • Recommended Lifestyle Modifications
  • Weight Management Strategies
  • Dietary Changes that Cancer Survivors Can Make
    • Practical Eating Tips
    • Reliable Nutrition Resources
  • The Importance of Exercise
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Anna L. Schwartz, FNP, PhD, FAAN
Survivor Perspective, Affiliate Professor, University of Washington, Nurse Practitioner, St. John's Medical Center
Jennifer A. Ligibel, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Attending Physician, Women's Cancer Program, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Cheryl L. Rock, PhD, RD
Professor, Family and Preventive Medicine, Cancer Prevention and Control Program, University of California, San Diego

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Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on May 10, 2011.

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The information presented in this workshop is provided for your general information only. It is not intended as medical advice and should not be relied upon as a substitute for consultations with qualified health professionals who are aware of your specific situation. We encourage you to take information and questions back to your individual health care provider as a way of creating a dialogue and partnership about your cancer and your treatment.