This session will provide new insights into the role of diet for those living with and beyond cancer. Leading experts will review the latest scientific advances specific to how dietary nutrients and non-nutrients may help avoid recurrence and aid long term survivorship of cancer.

Chair: Professor Robert Thomas, Visiting Professor, Applied Biological and Exercise Science, Coventry University and Consultant Oncologist, Bedford and Addenbrooke's Cambridge University Hospitals

12.15 – 12.35

Understanding nutrition’s role in cancer outcomes: latest insights from a breast cancer perspective

Barbara Parry, Senior Research Dietitian, Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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12.35 – 12.55 

Chronic inflammation, plant phytochemicals and cancer

Professor Robert Thomas, Visiting Professor, Applied Biological and Exercise Science, Coventry University and Consultant Oncologist, Bedford and Addenbrooke's Cambridge University Hospitals

12.55 – 13.15

Omega-3 fatty acids for prevention and treatment of bowel cancer

Professor Mark Hull, Professor of Molecular Gastroenterology and Honorary Consultant Gastroenterologist, University of Leeds

13.15 – 13.35

The use of omega-3 fatty acids in the management of cancer cachexia

Rhys White, Principal Oncology Dietitian, Guys and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

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13.35 – 13.45 Question and answer session

 

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