Where to find guidance on nutrition?

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Question from Risa: What qualifications should I look for in someone who will give me nutritional guidance or proven information on vitamins and supplements? It doesn't seem to be an interest of some oncologists.
Answers - Gary Deng Many cancer centers now have a component of integrative medicine. They offer specific advice on nutrition and diet and lifestyle changes that are helpful to breast cancer patients. I suggest you contact a program like this that is close and convenient to you as a starting point.

The Ask-the-Expert Online Conference called Vitamins and Herbal Supplements featured Gary Deng, M.D., Ph.D. and moderator Beth Baughman DuPree, M.D., F.A.C.S. answering your questions about how to safely and sensibly incorporate vitamins and supplements into your diet.

Editor's Note: This conference took place in July 2007.

The materials presented in these conferences do not necessarily reflect the views of Breastcancer.org. A qualified healthcare professional should be consulted before using any therapeutic product or regimen discussed. All readers should verify all information and data before employing any therapies described here.

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