December 16, 2014
December 18, 2014 1 p.m. 306 Whitney-Hendrickson Building Markey Cancer Center A free class series presented by: Dr. Philip DeSimone.
December 1, 2014
It’s getting cold and time for soup! Several soups can be helpful and nutritious dishes for everyone, especially patients receiving cancer treatment. Soups are a great alternative for those who find it difficult to tolerate solid food, are experiencing nausea or who are looking for a change. While broth-based soups are not very high in […]
October 14, 2014
Join us Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. 306 Whitney- Hendrickson Building Markey Cancer Center Learn to make and taste fresh, delicious Italian bread! A free class presented by: Dr. Philip DeSimone.
October 3, 2014
Join us Sunday, October 19 from 4 to 6 p.m. Only 30 spaces available! Sign up today to reserve your spot! Email your name and how many will be attending to: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 859-257-0519 Exclusive event The Real McCoy, Inc. & Catering is partnering with the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center for an exclusive […]
October 1, 2014
Making a small change in your diet – such as choosing whole grains more often, may have a big impact on your health. Whole grains foods, such as breads, cereals and pastas, have not been processed and therefore retain and provide us with more nutrients, including fiber, protein, iron and B vitamins. Whole grains are […]
August 19, 2014
Need a little inspiration? Smoothie demonstrations are offered on the fourth Wednesday of every month at 1 p.m. in the Psych-Oncology Services office, third floor, Whitney-Hendrickson Building. Read more about it and watch a video demo.
July 23, 2014
There are many changes that come with the diagnosis of cancer and the subsequent cancer treatments – which include changes in the sense of taste. Common problems for patients undergoing radiation or chemotherapy include changes in the taste buds, making some foods taste bitter or metallic, too salty or sweet – or even tasting like […]
June 24, 2014
Hot weather isn’t the only reason you may want to get some cold foods and drinks this summer. Consuming chilly foods and beverages may be beneficial for patients going through radiation and/or chemotherapy for many reasons. Common side effects of these treatments are painful mouth sores, irritation and inflammation caused by a condition called mucositis. […]
June 20, 2014
If you haven’t yet discovered this fruit deemed a “super food,” it may be worth a try for several reasons. It is a recommended addition to anyone’s diet for its health benefits, as well as those who need to add healthy calories for weight management during cancer treatment. Fiber: Avocados contain 9 grams of fiber […]
June 4, 2014
Summer calls for sunshine and something refreshing – such as a smoothie! Creating a nutritional drink from fruit, fruit juices and dairy foods (such as yogurt) is fast and as easy as the touch of a button on a blender. Smoothies are great for those going through treatment, as cold beverages can be soothing, easy […]