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Believe it or not, great taste and nutrition can sit at the same table! See Rebecca unveil her culinary tips and tricks.

The Power of Yum!

We invite you to join us at The Power of Yum! New, interactive, informative, and practical solutions for taste and nutrition challenges during and after treatment cancer patients, family, friends, oncology nurses, and oncology dieticians. This seminar describes a cancer-reducing diet and explores food solutions to common problems of taste changes, decreased appetite, nausea, and constipation during and after receiving chemotherapy or radiation therapy. The “State of the Science between Cancer and Nutrition” will also be presented. Speakers are Donald Abrams, MD, Integrative Oncologist, UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine and Chief of Oncology/Hematology, San Francisco General Hospital; Natalie Ledesma, RD, MS, Oncology Dietician, UCSF Helen Diller Family Cancer Center; Rebecca Katz, MS, Chef and Culinary Translator; Theresa Koetters, RN, MS, Oncology Nurse and Assistant Clinical Professor, UCSF School of Nursing. This is sponsored by the San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of the Oncology Nursing Society with support from the Cancer Prevention Institute of California.

Saturday, April 24th
Purcell Murray Showroom
185 Park Lane
Brisbane, CA 94005
9:00 am – 12:30 pm
(RNs and RDs 9:00 am – 3:00 pm)
Registration fee is $20 per person or $25 per couple if registered together.  Limited scholarships available for patients from the Cancer Prevention Institute of California (formerly NCCC).  Includes two tastings from Chef Katz’s popular new book, Cancer Fighting Kitchen, and a light lunch.  Please include dietary restrictions with your registration.  Registration includes a copy of Chef Katz’s new book.  Registration deadline is Friday, April 16th.

Pre-registration is required as space is limited to 60 participants.  No walk-ins.

RegistrationGo to <>  to register online, email or call 888-315-5988.
We are unable to offer refunds.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)CEU credits: $35
CEUs offered to registered nurses (RNs), Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSWs) and Marriage and Family Therapists (MFTs) only.

DirectionsFrom San Francisco: South of US 101, Exit Sierra Point Parkway and go left to Lagoon way, right on Lagoon Way, left on Tunnel Avenue, right on Bayshore Boulevard, left on Valley Drive and left on park Lane (a U-shaped street).  Go to 185 Park Lane, last business on the left before you reach Valley Drive.

From the South:  North on 101, Exit Brisbane/Cow Palace which is Bayshore Boulevard, left on Valley Drive and left on Park Lane (a U-shaped street).  Go to 185 Park Lane, last business on the left before you reach Valley Drive.


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