New American Cancer Society cookbook offers more than 130 recipes for cancer patients
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ATLANTA – September 25, 2018 – The American Cancer Society will release the second edition of What to Eat During Cancer Treatment on Oct. 1. This new cookbook provides more than 130 simple, easy-to-prepare recipes along with practical advice focused on a cancer patient’s specific needs, helping them cope with treatment-related side effects.

“This is the second edition of what has become our most popular cookbook, and its expanded content is based on years of experience working with patients, helping them navigate nutrition challenges they may face during the treatment process,” said Colleen Doyle, MS, RD, managing director of nutrition and physical activity at the American Cancer Society. “Each chapter’s recipes focus on a specific treatment-related side effect and while they are geared to a person who is undergoing treatment, others will enjoy as well.”

What to Eat During Cancer Treatment is cowritten by authors Jeanne Besser, oncology dietitian Barbara Grant, MS, RDN, CSO, and the American Cancer Society. Chapters are organized by seven common eating-related side effects of cancer treatment:

Nausea Trouble Swallowing Unintentional Weight Loss Diarrhea Sore Mouth or Throat Taste Changes Constipation

“A well-cooked meal brings comfort and nourishment when you aren’t feeling well. Soothing, healthy

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