Muscle loss and cancer: what every dietitian needs to know

US dietitians: 1.0 CE from CDR.
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About the webinar:

Detecting muscle loss in cancer patients with stable weight or in those who are overweight or obese is a growing concern. In this webinar with Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian Associate Professor Nicole Kiss you’ll explore the prevalence of muscle loss in people with cancer, the impact it has on their diagnosis and treatment and how someone might present. Armed with the latest clinical research, Nicole will also provide practical tips on how to successfully prevent and manage muscle loss in people with cancer.


About the speaker:

Associate Professor Nicole Kiss is an advanced APD with more than 20 years’ experience in cancer nutrition including clinical, research and health service management positions. Nicole is a Clinical Associate Professor and Victorian Cancer Agency Clinical Research Fellow in the Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition at Deakin University and co-leads the Exercise and Nutrition for Cancer research group. Nicole’s research interests include interventions to optimise nutritional and functional outcomes during and after cancer therapy with a particular focus on body composition.






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If you would like a copy of the patient booklet developed by Abbott and Associate Professor, Nicole Kiss, please email [email protected].

Webinar Slides:

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Click here to download the "Muscle loss and cancer treatments" factsheet

Continuing Education (USA)
Duration1 hour
CPEUs Awarded1.0
Performance Indicators8.1.1, 8.1.5, 8.2.1, 8.2.5