Public Lecture Focuses on Nutrition and Cancer

first_imgNova Scotians will receive vital cancer information from the latest in a series of public lectures, designed by Cancer Care Nova Scotia. The third Cancer Answers lecture, with an evening information session, takes place today, Nov. 14, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Patricia Campbell, professional dietitian, Cape Breton Cancer Centre and Laurie Barker Jackman, professional dietitian, Sobey’s, will speak at the session, titled Nutrition and Cancer: Reducing Your Cancer Risk and Managing Your Nutritional Needs During Cancer Treatments. “Our Cancer Answers public lecture series is designed to reach out to Nova Scotians and share expert information on a variety of cancer-related topics,” said Theresa Marie Underhill, chief operating officer, Cancer Care Nova Scotia. “The public response has been phenomenal, with more than 11 communities from across the province participating this evening via video conferencing.” The lecture will be held in the Royal Bank Lecture Theatre of the Halifax Infirmary, 1796 Summer St., Halifax. It will also be available by video conference at: St. Martha’s Regional Hospital, Antigonish; Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Middleton; Colchester Regional Hospital, Truro; Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow; Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre, Amherst; Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital, Tatamagouche; South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater; Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney; Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital in Inverness and Yarmouth Regional Hospital, Yarmouth. Cancer Care Nova Scotia is a program of the Department of Health, created to reduce the burden of cancer on individuals, families and the health care system through prevention, screening, education and research.last_img read more