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After head and neck cancer, training for Thanksgiving

After head and neck cancer, training for Thanksgiving

When you’re learning to swallow again after treatment for head and neck cancer, preparing for Thanksgiving can be like training for a marathon. It can be physical, mental and intense, but absolutely worth the effort.

Strategies for eating safely at summer picnics

Strategies for eating safely at summer picnics

Summer picnics and barbecues are a great time for family and friends but if your immune system is weakened by cancer treatment, these events can also be fraught with food-safety challenges. That doesn’t have to keep you from joining the party though.

Becoming Flexitarian: 3 Tips for Eating Less Meat

Becoming Flexitarian: 3 Tips for Eating Less Meat

Eating a plant-based diet has many advantages, including reducing your risk for certain types of cancer. You don't have to eliminate all animal products from your diet to see benefits. Wilmot's registered dietitians Joanna Lipp and Sue Czap offer some tips on how to be flexitarian.