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Patient Nutrition

Nutritional Guide Books Available for You

     The National Cancer Institute defines nutrition as the process in which food is taken in and used by the body for growth, to keep the body healthy, and to replace tissue. Good nutrition is important for good health. Eating the right kinds of foods before, during, and after cancer treatment can help the patient feel better and stay stronger. A healthy diet includes eating and drinking enough of the foods and liquids that have the important nutrients (vitamins, mineralsproteincarbohydrates, fat, and water) the body needs. (

     Healthy eating habits are especially important for cancer patients. Cancer and cancer treatments can affect your ability to take in enough nutrients, so understanding how you may be affected, depending on your condition and how you are treated, will greatly aid you during your care. The guidelines set by the National Cancer Institute and other reputable organizations are great educational sources to help alleviate some of the unpleasant conditions associated with cancer and treatment. For a comprehensive look at nutrition in cancer care, go to the National Cancer Institute website.

NCI Nutrition Book American Cancer Society Nutritional Guidebook
To get a free PDF version of the NCI book shown here on our page, simply click on the book cover and you can download it from there. The American Cancer Society also has valuable information for patients and their families about proper nutrition. Click on the book cover to get a copy of this guidebook.


Our Breast Care Navigator, Theresa Winsey can provide you with free physical copies of both these books. Contact her at (813) 615-7121.

USF Breast News

Molecular subtyping of breast cancer may better identify women at high risk of disease recurrence. 
03/07/2014 Tampa, FL
A method called molecular subtyping can help doctors better determine which of their patients are at a high risk of getting breast cancer again...

USF Breast Health and Tampa Bay Breast Care Specialists have teamed up on a new Cryoablation Study 
05/17/2013 Tampa, FL
Cryoablation is a new technique that holds the promise of a breakthrough in the treatment of early stage breast cancer...

Florida Hospital and USF Health Form Partnership in Key Specialties to Expand Translational Medicine in Tampa bay
03/12/2012 Tampa, FL
Florida Hospital and USF Health have formed a strategic alliance, combining Adventist Health System's innovative approach to patient-centered care with the University of South Florida's leading research...

Charles E. Cox Recently Recognized by Srathmore's Who's Who Publication January, 2012, Westbury, N.Y.
Charles Cox, M.D., has recently been recognized as a Professional of the Year by Strathmore's Who's Who Registry  for his outstanding contributions and achievments in the field of Surgical Oncology...

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