Virtual education: Food and common cancer myths

Providence Cancer Institute in partnership with Pink Lemonade Project presented a free virtual education talk on food and common cancer myths. Christina Speaks, MS, RDN, LD, a registered dietitian at Providence Cancer Institute, Oncology Nutrition, was the guest speaker.

About Christina Speaks: 

Christina’s journey in nutrition began at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, TX, where she completed her undergraduate and master’s degrees with a primary focus in nutrition research and community. She has spent a large part of her career in clinical nutrition, including critical care. Christina enjoys helping people feel confident and knowledgeable about the foods they eat. When she is not working, Christina enjoys distance running, hiking, camping and spending time with her husband and three sons.  

About Providence oncology nutrition services: 

Good nutrition is important during cancer treatment and recovery. Cancer and cancer treatments can affect the way your body tolerates certain foods and uses nutrients. Our registered dietitians specialize in cancer nutrition. They work closely with you to set nutrition goals and advise ways to achieve them. Learn more. 

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