What we do
- Improves and maintains your nutritional status before and during your cancer treatment.
- Decreases any eating challenges during your treatment
- Improves your strength, well-being, and quality of life related to food
Registered dietitians at BC Cancer can help you if you are experiencing eating challenges during your cancer treatment such as:
A registered dietitian can meet with you before or after one of your already scheduled appointments. If you prefer, a dietitian can also call you at home. Please see Finding Us, to the right, to contact the nutrition department at your cancer centre.
If you are having treatment at a chemotherapy clinic in your home community, you can request to speak with the dietitian working at your local hospital to answer your questions.
For general nutrition questions, you can call Healthlink BC 8-1-1 which is a free nutrition information telephone service offered by Registered Dietitians. Call 8-1-1 anywhere in BC, Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.
Please see this handout for more information on Dietitians in Cancer Care.