Cancer and nutrition
Doctors agree that a well-balanced diet is important during cancer. Eating right is a central part of your treatment plan. The energy and nutrients from the food you eat help your body fight cancer.
Harrison’s nutrition services
We know that one plan doesn’t work for everyone. Harrison dietitians provide evaluations, planning, and education to fit your unique needs—whether you use traditional cancer treatments or complementary therapies.
We want to help you get the right nutrition. Evaluations throughout your treatment help us offer the best nutrition therapy for you along the way. Your diet may vary before, during, and after treatment. This is an important time to focus on your nutrition. Our dietitians at Harrison will help you:
People with cancer face challenges with eating. You may have questions about what types and quantities of foods to eat. We help you discover your own nutritional goals and ways to meet them.
The Harrison dietitians
Harrison’s registered dietitians are experienced in caring for people undergoing cancer treatment. They understand the importance of meeting your unique needs. Our dietitians are here to assist you using the science of nutrition and medicine to meet your nutritional goals.
Our dietitians are certified by the state of Washington. Many also have advanced degrees or certifications in nutritional support and diabetes.
Our nutrition staff members coordinate your health care plan with other cancer team members including: