Support4Caregivers™ is an interactive support group for pancreatic cancer patients and caregivers which uses a confidential online platform, facilitated by professionals experienced in the unique pancreatic cancer journey.
TOPIC: Nutrition Solutions for Pancreatic Cancer
DESCRIPTION: The diagnosis of pancreatic cancer can result in challenges to eat a normal diet and can significantly impact nutrition status. Good nutrition is a vital component to enhance the care for those diagnosed. Join oncology dietitian Lori Bumbaco to learn strategies to help minimize side effects of treatment, heal from surgery, and enhance quality of life. Practical information on meal planning and shopping lists included!
KEY NOTE SPEAKER: Lori Bumbaco, MS, RDN, CSO, LDN Lori Bumbaco is a Board Certified Specialist in Oncology Nutrition, working passionately in the field for almost 17 years. Currently she wears several professional hats, working in the clinical setting as part of a University Health System, as well as in the public arena by coordinating nutrition programs at Cancer Wellness Center. Lori is a professional speaker for Lilly Oncology, as part of an initiative to advance cancer care to raise awareness of the role of nutrition for cancer patients. She also privately counsels high risk clients and survivors. Lori most recently joined the Cancer Nutrition Care team, a start-up company with a mission to provide trustworthy and meaningful nutrition services for those affected by cancer.
Lori is active in her practice group, crafting patient education materials and professional articles which are accessed by professionals and patients. At Cancer Wellness Center, she co-facilitates an integrative weight management group unique to survivors, which has gained attention in the medical community. Lori has presented information to a wide range of individuals with cancer across the continuum of their care.
Whether addressing taste changes and poor appetite or navigating nutrition misinformation, Lori takes pride in supporting sustainable changes towards healthy eating for those she works with. She genuinely partners with patients and caregivers, and wishes to empower us all to have a healthy relationship with food that serves to be an ally to our wellness.
DATE: June 26th, 2021
TIME: 9am Pacific, 12pm Eastern, 1pm Atlantic