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Teleconference Covers Weight, Diet and Fitness

Learn how to cope with weight changes after treatment

July 27, 2010

Written By Mary Alice Hartsock

Download a podcast of the August teleconference.

Stay informed about coping with weight changes by listening to a podcast of our August teleconference, Managing Weight After Breast Cancer.

Kathryn A. Allen, MA, RD, CSO, director of nutrition therapy at Moffitt Cancer Center, discusses why breast cancer treatment can prompt changes in weight and bone density. She recommends dietary and fitness changes to fit your lifestyle, whether you are in treatment or you finished initial therapy. She also covers practical strategies for incorporating healthful eating and fitness into your daily routine.

About Our Speaker

Ms. Allen is the director of the department of nutrition and a registered dietitian at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa. She has been instrumental in the development and implementation of Moffitt’s recently initiated R.E.N.E.W. program for people affected by cancer.

Ms. Allen has extensive experience in the nutrition care of people with cancer, cancer prevention, wellness and health maintenance. She has several publications on body weight, chemoprevention and cancer risk reduction. She is an active member of the American Dietetic Association and Oncology Dietitians Practice Group.