A Dietitian in Clinical Oncology
Heather Knutson provides expert nutrition counseling services to cancer and infusion patients and their caregivers.
Cancer and its treatment may change your appetite, your ability to eat foods and how your body uses nutrients. Heather can help you create personalized goals and a plan specific to your needs through all phases of your cancer journey.
The right nutrition can help:
- Your immune system work well
- Prevent weight and muscle mass loss
- Lower infection and complication rates
- You heal faster after surgery
- Improve tolerance to chemotherapy and radiation
- Decrease hospitalizations and length of stay
Heather can help you with the following:
- Loss of appetite
- Constipation, diarrhea, bloating
- Changes in taste, smell and tolerance
- Difficulty chewing and swallowing
- Weight change and loss of strength
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