Diana Dyer, M.S., R.D. is a registered dietitian in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and a two-time breast cancer survivor. Diana is also a survivor of neuroblastoma, a childhood cancer. After a 20-year career working in the specialty area of critical care nutrition, Diana combined her personal experience and professional expertise to focus her efforts on increasing awareness of the benefits of proactively including nutrition as a component of true comprehensive cancer care.
A frequently requested speaker for healthcare professionals and patient groups, Diana authored the book A Dietitian's Cancer Story, with proceeds contributed to an endowment she established at the American Institute of Cancer Research (AICR) in Washington, D.C. that funds research focused on nutrition and cancer survivorship. Diana developed the website www.CancerRD.com, which provides nutritional information for cancer survivors. Diana also regularly writes on her blog at www.dianadyer.com, where she shares her thoughts about cancer survivorship, food and nutrition, and life after cancer.
Diana also has served as a consultant to the University of Michigan's Integrative Medicine Research Center, The American Institute for Cancer Research, and is on the Professional Advisory Board for the Wellness Community of Southeast Michigan. She has been a board member of the Oncology Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group of the American Dietetic Association and was the founding chair of their Survivorship Subunit. The Michigan Dietetic Association has honored Diana with the Individual Public Relations and Dietitian of the Year Awards. The Oncology Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group of the American Dietetic Association presented Diana with their Distinguished Practice Award in 2005.
"I am honored to be an advisor to breastcancer.org, a leader in providing the reliable information women need to make informed decisions about treatment choices for a breast cancer diagnosis and optimizing health and wellness after breast cancer."