July 2012 | Issue 72
For years, AICR has offered newly diagnosed cancer patients and their families a free information kit with answers to many of the questions they face. This month, with the help of leading clinicians, oncology nurses and dietitians, AICR has completely revamped its CancerResource booklet to offer even more up-to-date, evidence-based information on managing diet and activity during treatment, and after.
“AICR’s new CancerResource focuses on the questions that patients tell us they have a hard time finding answers to,” said Glen Weldon, AICR Director of Education. “There’s been a lot of new research on diet and exercise during treatment in the past few years, for example, and CancerResource translates those encouraging findings into useful tips.
“As the only cancer research and education organization that specializes on the links between lifestyle and cancer, AICR created CancerResource to offer patients evidence-based information about nutrition, physical activity and weight management that they can trust – and put to immediate use.”
At the same time, CancerResource guides patients through the basics of cancer and its treatment, including worksheets of questions to ask doctors, oncologists and dietitians and other useful resources.
AICR’s new, full-color, 44-page CancerResource booklet includes:
The AICR CancerResource Advisory Committee has provided expert guidance in the development of this information kit, helping to ensure that AICR is providing state-of-the-art information to ease the way for those facing cancer and its treatment.
To have a single free copy mailed to you, call 1-800-843-8114, Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time.