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Living with Cancer

Registered dietitians are available to meet with patients (and caregivers) undergoing chemotherapy and/or radiation treatment regarding related side effects, unwanted weight changes, food choices, supplements, special diets and any other questions. 

Individualized Outpatient Medical Nutrition Therapy and Counseling Services

WHO MAY ATTEND:

Oncology patients and caregivers (Chemotherapy)

CONTACT:

Nutrition Wellness Center 212-746-0838

MEETING DATES:

Monday - Friday

TIMES:

By Appointment

LOCATION:

520 East 70th Street, Starr Pavilion, Room 529

 

GI Nutrition Services

Nutrition services specifically tailored to address the needs of digestive disease patients are available free of charge.

WHO MAY ATTEND:

Patients diagnosed with any cancer of the digestive tract, including esophageal, stomach, liver, pancreatic, colon and anorectal cancers.

CONTACT:

1-877-902-2232

MEETING DATES:

Monday-Friday

TIMES:

Call to make an appointment

LOCATION:

NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell, and NewYork-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan

 

Inpatient Nutrition Classes

WHO MAY ATTEND:

Inpatient oncology patients and caregivers

CONTACT:

Glenis George-Alexander

MEETING DATES:

Wednesdays

TIMES:

10:30-11:00 a.m.

LOCATION:

Greenberg 10th Floor, Patient Lounge, Room 224

 

Outpatient Nutrition Navigator

Our nutrition navigator reaches out to oncology patients by phone and/or during treatment visits to identify nutrition risks and challenges and connect patients and caregivers with our registered dietitians.

WHO MAY ATTEND:

Oncology outpatients

CONTACT:

Nutrition Wellness Center 212-746-0838

MEETING DATES:

By Appointment

 

Milkshake Program

Sponsored by Nancy’s Friends, the NewYork Presbyterian Oncology Milkshake Program provides opportunities for cancer patients to enjoy milkshakes during treatment periods. Milkshakes serve as high calorie and protein snacks in addition to comfort foods during difficult-to-eat periods. 

WHO MAY ATTEND:

Oncology inpatients

CONTACT:

Gladys Alexander

MEETING DATES:

Several times during the week

LOCATION:

Greenberg 10C, 10S, 10W

 

WHO MAY ATTEND:

Oncology outpatients

MEETING DATES:

Several times during the week

LOCATION:

Infusion Outpatient Units