Breast cancer now affects one in eight Australian women. Can diet play a role in treatment? The presentation will cover: The issue of weight Which factors change outcomes after breast cancer diagnosis? Weight control, exercise Metabolic syndrome & metformin Dietary fat, alcohol, fruit and vegetables, soy, dairy, nutritional supplements Lifestyle and common breast cancer-related conditions; healthy bones, lymphoedema Delivering interventions: how, when, and for which patients? Research – the B-AHEAD study Future research priorities Watching this presentation and completing the assessment may contribute towards assessable Continuing Professional Development points. About the presenter Dr Michelle Harvie is an award-winning research dietitian, based at the Genesis Breast Cancer Prevention Centre, University Hospital South Manchester. For the past 18 years she has specialised in optimum diet and exercise strategies for weight loss and preventing breast cancer and its recurrence. Her findings have been published in many major scientific journals. In 2005, she was awarded the British Dietetic Association Rose Simmonds Award for best published dietetic research for her paper on weight gain among breast cancer patients receiving chemotherapy. She has also been awarded the Manchester City Council’s 2007 International Women’s Day Award for Women in Science, and the National Association for the Study of Obesity Best Practice Award for best published obesity research in 2010. Registration includes Access to a recording of the webinar Presentation notes Multiple-choice questions and answers Suggested further reading Registration types Recording: $38 to receive via post a DVD recording of the webinar, and associated documents Subscription: $33 a month to receive all Education in Nutrition recordings

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