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Superfoods for Everyone: Foods for Cancer Prevention and Better Health


Free series, Strong and Smart: Living Well With Cancer, supports cancer survivors, patients

July 27, 2011

Community members can learn about foods for cancer prevention and better health at 1 p.m. ET on August 18. To register for the free one-hour educational event, call 800-278-7837.

Superfoods for Everyone: Foods for Cancer Prevention and Better Health is part of the Strong and Smart: Living Well With Cancer dial-up seminar series. Participants listen via phone, view presentations online and ask presenting experts questions.

The August seminar will cover:

  • The anti-cancer meal model
  • Superfoods for disease prevention
  • Food purchasing and preparation tips

Presenter Autumn Mastroianni is a registered dietician at Saint Joseph Cancer Center Resource Services in Lexington, KY. Autumn is a graduate of the University of Missouri in Columbia. She provides cancer patients, their families and care givers information about the connections between nutrition, disease prevention and managing the effects of cancer treatment.
 
“A healthy diet can help prevent cancer and other diseases,” said Deirdre Cahill, Saint Clare’s Health System oncology services director.  “During this seminar, patients can learn more about nutrition as it relates to cancer treatment, ask questions relevant to their needs and connect with others facing similar challenges—all without ever leaving their home or workplace.”

The Strong and Smart: Living Well With Cancer dial-up seminar series is presented by Saint Clare’s Health System. This education series is offered in collaboration with other Catholic Health Initiatives hospitals. A goal of the series is to make education and information more readily available to a greater number of cancer patients in our community. To register for the free one-hour educational event, call 800-278-7837.

About Saint Clare’s Health System
Saint Clare’s Health System, which has served the healthcare needs of northwestern New Jersey residents since 1895, is the region’s premier provider of community-based healthcare and behavioral health services.  Saint Clare’s operates hospitals in Boonton Township, Denville, Dover and Sussex Borough and other facilities located throughout Morris and Sussex counties.  For more information about Saint Clare’s Health System, please visit www.saintclares.org.

Saint Clare’s is part of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), a national nonprofit health organization with headquarters in Denver, Colorado. The faith-based system operates in 19 states and includes 73 hospitals; 40 long-term care, assisted- and residential-living facilities; two community health-services organizations; and home health agencies.

 
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