Pathways to Prevention (P2P) Program

Nutrition as Prevention for Improved Cancer Health Outcomes—Agenda: Day 3

July 28, 2022
12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m. ET
Online Only

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12:00 p.m.

Workshop Overview

Robert A. Hiatt, M.D., Ph.D.
Workshop and Panel Chair

12:05 p.m.

Oncology Nutrition Care: What is Really Going On

Tim McDonald
J.J. Singleton


Key Questions 1,2, & 4:

Do nutritional interventions prevent the negative outcomes related to cancer treatment in those with and without muscle wasting?

In adults affected by excess weight or obesity, what is the effect of intentional weight loss before or during cancer treatment in preventing negative treatment outcomes?

12:35 p.m.

Evidence-based Practice Center Presentation IV: Key Question 4 Systematic Review Results

Helen Parsons, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center

12:45 p.m.

Low Muscle and Low Muscle Radiodensity and Cancer Outcomes: Current Evidence, Gaps and Future Research

Bette Caan, Dr.P.H.
Kaiser Permanente

1:00 p.m.

Body Composition and its Evolution in Advanced Stage Cancer: Tumor and Systemic Treatment-Related Side Effects

Vickie Baracos, Ph.D.
University of Alberta 

1:15 p.m.

Weight Loss and Dietary Interventions During Cancer Treatment

Wendy Demark-Wahnefried, Ph.D., R.D.
University of Alabama at Birmingham

1:30 p.m.


1:40 p.m.

Exercise Before and During Cancer Treatment

Anne McTiernan, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Washington School of Public Health and Medicine
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center

1:55 p.m.

Investigating the BMI Paradox in Kidney Cancer

Helena Furberg, Ph.D., M.S.P.H.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

2:10 p.m.


Moderated by 
Robert A. Hiatt, M.D., Ph.D.

2:50 pm.



Contextual Question:

Are nutritional interventions for preventing negative outcomes of cancer treatment cost-effective? What evidence is needed to make the business case for providing nutritional intervention services in outpatient cancer centers?

3:00 p.m.

Evidence-based Practice Center Presentation: Cost Effectiveness Results

Helen Parsons, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Minnesota Evidence-based Practice Center

3:20 p.m.

Cost-Effectiveness and Implementation of Nutritional Interventions and Services

Moderated by
Patricia Ganz, M.D.
UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center



4:20 p.m. 

Lightning Round

All Speakers
Moderated by
Joanne Elena Ph.D., M.P.H. and Ashley Vargas Ph.D., M.P.H., RDN

4:50 p.m.

Closing Remarks & Next Steps

Elaine Trujillo, M.S., RDN
Robert A. Hiatt, M.D., Ph.D.
Keisha Shropshire, M.P.H.


5:00 p.m.


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