The Essential Cancer Treatment Nutrition Guide & Cookbook

Great resource for helping patients understand the various cancer treatments, as well as manage their side effects like anemia, cachexia, fatigue, insomnia, taste changes, food aversion, mouth sores, nausea, and wound healing. The book has sample menus, suggestions for food texture changes, comfort food ideas, and 150 recipes.

Course Expiration Date
Grouped product items
Product Name Price Qty
Book Only (980)
10 CE Online Test Only (W981)
20 CE Online Test Only (W982)
10 CE Book & Online Test (W983)
20 CE Book & Online Test (W984)

Book Details

Year Published
1st Edition
Robert Rose, Inc.
Page Count
Learning Code
  • (2000) Science of food and nutrition
  • (2010) Botanicals, phytochemicals
  • (2020) Composition of foods, nutrient analysis
  • (2030) Food preservation, additives, irradiation
  • (2040) Food science, genetically modified food
  • (2060) Immunology
  • (2070) Macronutrients: carbohydrate, fat, protein, fiber, water
  • (2080) Microbiology, food toxicology
  • (2090) Micronutrients: vitamins, minerals
  • (2100) Nutritional biochemistry
  • (3000) Nutrition assessment & Diagnosis
  • (3005) Nutrition Diagnosis
  • (3010) Assessment methodology
  • (3020) Assessment of target groups, populations
  • (3040) Food consumption, fluid balance
  • (3050) Feeding, swallowing, dentition
  • (3060) Laboratory tests
  • (3070) Pharmacological, drug/nutrient, herbal interaction
  • (3080) Physical: blood pressure, pulse, bowel sounds
  • (3100) Supplemental nutrients, botanicals
  • (4040) Disease prevention
  • (5000) Medical Nutrition Therapy
  • (5150) Cancer
  • (5210) Dysphagia
  • (5230) Hematological disorders, anemia
  • (5420) Complimentary care, alternative therapies
  • (8000) Food Service Systems and Culinary Arts
  • (8090) Menu planning and development, nutrient analysis

Course Objectives

Level 2 CPE

Suggested Performance Indicators: 2.1.3, 4.1.2, 6.1.2, 8.3.7

CPE Type: 720 for Printed/Paper Tests, 740 for Web-based/Online Tests


Upon successful completion of this self-study course, the users will be able to:

1. Discuss ten common side effects of chemotherapy and radiation treatments for cancer.

2. List five effective phytonutrients and their food sources.

3. Describe four ways foods can be altered to increase calories and nutrient density.

4. Better assess patients’ needs and determine appropriate nutrition therapy intervention.

Recommended For...
  • Registered Dietitian (RD/RDN)
  • Dietetics Technician Registered (DTR/NDTR)
  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Integrative & Functional Nutrition Academy Professional
Why we chose this book

The authors are highly credible and experienced in this topic. Jean very carefully researched the types of nutrition changes needed to manage eighteen cancer treatment side effects to help maintain health and weight. This book has very good MNT therapy for outpatient cancer patients.

About the author
Jean LaMantia, RD, is a cancer survivor and dietitian in Canada. She is a program leader for Wellspring, a national cancer support agency, where she provides nutrition seminars and cooking demonstrations for cancer survivors. Jean is the editor of the Dietitians of Canada’s Oncology Network Info-letter. Dr. Neil Berinstein, MD, FRCP, ABIM, is a practicing medical oncologist, an associate cancer researcher at Sunnybrook Health Science Centre, and a professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto.