The diet will also mean less fat, which can help you maintain a healthy weight and dieticians say that's very important for cancer patients and everyone. "We recommend that females keep their waist circumference below 35 men below 40...Healthy weight for them," says Amy Gibson-Bebee,F.M.P.-C/Freeman Cancer Institute Eating well will also help those going through treatment it's something that's often overlooked. And a diet rich with protein can also help cancer patients fighting extreme fatigue.
Eating well is so important, cancer patients at freeman will be meeting with their doctors and nurses, but also with a dietician. If you would like to sign up for Buddy Check 16, you'll receive a free packet with reminders for doing your self breast exams. We have some packets you can pick up at our station at the front desk, they are free.