Clinical Nutrition

At Roswell Park Cancer Institute, all of our clinical dietitians are credentialed as Registered Dietitians (RD), accredited by the Commission on Dietetic Registration and are a part of your interdisciplinary medical team.

Your RD can assist you in the following areas:

assess your nutritional status and help you meet your nutrition needs

help you manage side effects of your treatments that impact your ability to eat

educate you on the diet therapy prescribed by your doctor

provide counseling on healthy diet and cancer prevention strategies

provide tube feeding or IV nutrition recommendations

direct you to reliable resources of credible nutrition information