Archive for August 2018

Video: Healthy Family-Friendly Recipes

The University of Texas MD Anderson Children’s Cancer Hospital’s online cookbook @TheTable  has a variety of nutritious, family-friendly recipes. What’s even better is that a nutritionist has reviewed these recipes and families have tested them. This online cookbook allows you to watch and learn how to make some of these healthy recipes. Find out how…

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Did Cancer Treatment Affect Your Weight?

Due to treatment side effects, changes in diet and lack of activity, many patients gain or lose weight during treatment. At the MD Anderson Proton Therapy Center, our clinical dietitian is available to discuss and create a personalized plan for you to ensure you are getting the food and nutrients you need. Below are general…

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How to Detect Dehydration

In the summer months, we are exposed to high temperatures and humidity. During the last couple of weeks, the weather has been extremely hot and humid which can lead to dehydration. Dehydration can occur when you don’t replace body fluids lost by sweating. When you are outdoors, make sure to take precautions to avoid getting…

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Meet Social Worker — Katie Anderson

  As a senior social work counselor, Katie Anderson works closely with patients at the MD Anderson Proton Therapy Center as part of the interdisciplinary team. She is a native Texan and has been part of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center family for approximately three years. “I provide emotional support through counseling…

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