Attention: The Reston office will be closed on January 17th (phones will be redirected to our Loudoun office for any needs/questions), and reopening on on January 20th at a new address -1860 Town Center Drive, Suite 460 Reston, VA 20190
Depending on your cancer, you may have some changes in your nutrition requirements. For instance, you may need increased calories, increased protein, or be experiencing changes in vitamin and/or mineral requirements. You may also be losing or gaining weight as a result of your cancer or treatment or have side effects that alter the amount you can eat and how food tastes.
Our registered dietitians will meet with you either by phone or in person and determine the extent of nutrition needs and intervention.
Your personalized approach will be based on:
There is much inaccurate information on the Internet that is more related to opinion than scientific discovery. Therefore, we want to support our patients in access to the most accurate sources that will support their short- and long-term health optimally.
The following organizations have been vetted by our dietitians as credible providers of information related to nutrition and cancer:
Ask your doctor, nurse practitioner, or nurse if you should schedule a consult with the VCS dietitian.