306. Reducing Cancer Risk One Meal at a Time: Updated Recommendations
Prevention is an essential element in a global strategy to reduce cancer morbidity and mortality. With new recommendations issued in the 2018 report by the American Institute for Cancer Research/World Cancer Research Fund (AICR/WCRF), “Diet, Nutrition, Physical Activity and Cancer: A Global Perspective,” and updated guidelines from the American Cancer Society, nutrition professionals must understand what is new and how these recommendations intersect with their areas of practice. Dr. Steven Clinton will describe the global synthesis and interpretation of the research, and analyze key conclusions of the reports. Karen Collins will examine the intersection of cancer prevention recommendations with lifestyle recommendations for other major chronic diseases. She will explore research-based creative strategies to inspire patients to implement the recommendations. Attendees will be prepared to engage with patients to help them create personalized cancer-protective lifestyle prescriptions.
Planned with the Oncology Nutrition DPG
Award Presentation: Excellence in Practice – Clinical Practice Award
Elaine Trujillo, MS, RDN
- Explain how the process for global systematic evidence reviews and report conclusions underlie the strength and reliability of updated recommendations for cancer prevention.
- Translate and apply updated cancer prevention recommendations within the context of overall health and chronic disease prevention recommendations.
- Construct three strategies based on the recommendations for cancer prevention to create public health messages and engage in patient conversations that integrate actions for a cancer-protective lifestyle.
Learning Need Codes:
- 4040 – Disease prevention
- 5150 – Cancer (disease/disorder)
- 4030 – Dietary guidelines, DRIs, Food Guide Pyramid, food labeling
- 12.1.3 Collaborates with community partners and stakeholders in promoting nutritional health and disease prevention.
- 8.1.4 Demonstrates knowledge of nutrient requirements throughout the life span and their role in health promotion and disease management.
- 8.3.6 Keeps abreast of current nutrition and dietetics knowledge and trends.
Alice Bender, MS, RDN
Director of Nutrition Programs
American Institute for Cancer Research
Steven Clinton, MD, PhD
The Ohio State University
Karen Collins, MS, RDN, CDN, FAND
Nutrition Advisor and Communications Consultant