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Nutrition Services


Nutrition Services: (573) 882-8445

Cancer and its treatment can have a major impact on your nutritional needs. Ellis Fischel Cancer Center's oncology dietitian understands that food can become an ally in the fight against cancer.

By helping patients and family members understand the latest scientific research about nutrition and giving individualized guidelines, our dietitian works to:

  • Prevent or control malnutrition
  • Manage the side effects of treatment
  • Enhance quality of life during treatment
  • Help achieve and maintain optimal body weight
  • Incorporate healthy food choices into daily living
  • Educate family members about special nutrition needs
  • Counsel on dietary supplement use
  • Services

  • Nutrition screening, assessment and monitoring
  • Personalized nutrition recommendations and meal plans
  • Education on proper tube feeding technique
  • Nutrition counseling on healthy lifestyle and weight management

    Jill Crossland, MS, RD, LD - clinical dietician



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