Head and neck cancer: Part 1
The role of the dietitian in nutrition intervention
Friday, October 6, 2017, 10.00am–11.00am AEDT
This presentation will cover:
Aetiology of head and neck cancers
The multifactorial causes of malnutrition in this population group
Dietitians role as part of the multidisciplinary team
Nutrition therapies that improve outcomes
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About the Presenter
Teresa Brown is an Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian currently in the role of Assistant Director for Nutrition & Dietetics at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital. Since 2007, she has been the Team Leader of Dietitian for Cancer Care Services. Teresa has over 15 years of clinical experience working in cancer care, covering all specialty areas including medical oncology, radiation oncology and hematology. As project officer for the Clinical Oncological Society for Australia, she developed the national “evidence based guidelines for the nutritional management of patients with head and neck cancer” which has been subsequently endorsed internationally. In August 2017, Teresa was awarded her PhD thesis on the topic of “optimising nutrition support for patients with head and neck cancer” at the University of Queensland.
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