To keep patients' pounds, more cancer treatment focused on food


May 19, 2009

USA Today

WASHINGTON — The statistic is shocking: Severe malnutrition and weight loss play a role in at least one in five cancer deaths. Yet nutrition too often is an afterthought until someone's already in trouble.

A move is on to change that, from hospitals that hire fancy gourmet chefs to the American Cancer Society's dietitians-on-call phone service... Read More