Gastric Cancer and Nutrition
This continuing education course reviews gastric cancer, including the epidemiology and evidence for nutrition and lifestyle factors related to disease development and intervention.
After completing this continuing education course, nutrition professionals should be better able to:
- Describe the public health significance of gastric cancer relative to prevalence in the population, changes in prevalence, and epidemiology.
- Outline anatomical distinctions of gastric cancer types and risks for each.
- Outline gastric cancer symptoms and diagnostic procedures.
- Describe potential dietary and other lifestyle factors with evidence for either protective or adverse effects on the development of gastric cancer.
- Identify optimal presurgical and postsurgical nutrition interventions.
Tonia Reinhard, MS, RD, FAND, is a senior lecturer in the coordinated program in dietetics and clinical nutrition course director at the School of Medicine at Wayne State University, and author of The Essential Pocket Guide for Clinical Nutrition, SuperJuicing, Gastrointestinal Disorders and Nutrition, Superfoods: The Healthiest Foods on the Planet, and The Vitamin Sourcebook. Reinhard is a Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and past president of the Michigan Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
The author has no relevant disclosures to report regarding this program. She has certified that no conflict of interest exists for this program. View our disclosure policy.
- 2.00 CDR