Oral Presentation COSA-IPOS Joint Scientific Meeting 2012

Nutrition an essential ingredient for cancer care (#117)

Judy Bauer 1 , Olivia Wright 1 2 , Teresa Brown 1 3 , Nicole Kiss 4 5 , Kellie Bilinski 6 7 , Annie Lassemillante 1 2 , Yun-Chi Hung 1
  1. University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD, Australia
  2. Mater Medical Institute, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
  3. Royal Brisbane and Womens Hospital, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
  4. Peter MacCallum Hospital, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
  5. University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
  6. Westmead Breast Cancer Institute, Sydney, NSW, Australia
  7. University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW, Australia

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

Proposed Chairperson

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