Nutrition Services

Nutrition plays an important role in maintaining your health, strength and sense of well-being. Although every person's experience is unique, people with cancer often experience difficulty with eating which can compromise their nutritional status. Malnutrition can result from any of the following:

The goals of nutritional support include:

You may benefit from meeting with a dietitian if you:

Nutrition education from a registered dietitian specializing in oncology is available for patients through CancerCare Manitoba. Patients can be referred by any member of their health care team or can arrange for an appointment themselves. Please call 787-2109 or toll free at 1-866-561-1026.