This symposium is presented by the Nutrition Group of COSA. The objective is to profile innovation and excellence in translational aspects of dietetics particularly within individual case management and the emerging field of functional nutrition therapy for patients with cancer.The learning outcomes are:
1. To increase awareness of the role of dietetic intervention and functional nutrition therapy for patients with cancer.
2. To improve understanding of the role of nutrition in improving patient outcomes
Associate Professor Judy Bauer, Nutrition Group Chairperson
Dr Olivia Wright. The Impact of Micronutrients on Gene Expression in Prostate Cancer: Lycopene (ImoGEXÔPC-Lyc)
Kelli Bilinski. Association between vitamin D concentration and breast cancer risk in an Australian population: an observational case-control study
Ms Teresa Brown Royal Brisbane & Womens Hospital; University of Queensland:Optimising nutrition outcomes for patients with head and neck cancer through innovative pre-treatment intervention strategies
Ms Annie Lassemillante. The effect of prostate cancer not treated with ADT, on bone mineral density: the Dubbo Epidemiology Osteoporosis Study.
Ms Nicole Kiss. The impact of early and intensive medical nutrition therapy on nutritional, functional, fatigue and treatment outcomes in lung cancer patients receiving (chemo)radiotherapy
Yun-Chi Hung. Changes in nutritional status, quality of life and physical functioning following stem cell transplantation