Nutrition and Breast Cancer — Studies Show a Nutrient-Dense Diet Plus Daily Exercise Can Lower Risk of Recurrence

CDR Learning Codes: 4000, 4040, 4180, 5000, 5150; Level 2

This continuing education course reviews the epidemiology of breast cancer, the common types and comorbid conditions that impact survivorship, and how nutrition can play a role in preventing cancer recurrence.

Course content appears as the CPE monthly in the August 2012 issue of Today’s Dietitian. It was written by Suzanne Dixon, MPH, MS, RD, an author, speaker, and internationally recognized expert in chronic disease prevention, epidemiology, and cancer nutrition. She received her training in epidemiology and nutrition at the University of Michigan, School of Public Health at Ann Arbor.

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals should be able to:

  1. Evaluate relevant facts and trends in the epidemiology of breast cancer and its risk factors.
  2. Distinguish the difference between estrogen receptor-positive (ER+) and estrogen receptor-negative (ER-) breast cancer.
  3. Assess the research supporting dietary interventions to reduce the recurrence risk of ER+ and ER- breast cancer.
  4. Formulate appropriate dietary recommendations for breast cancer survivors based on knowledge of current research.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 CDR
Course opens: 
07/25/2012
Course expires: 
07/25/2013
CE Club cost:
$12.00
Cost:
$24.00

Available Credit

  • 2.00 CDR

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
07/25/2012
Course expires: 
07/25/2013

Price

CE Club cost:
$12.00
Cost:
$24.00
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