The Clinical Nutrition department at MD Anderson consists of registered dietitians that provide comprehensive nutrition care for our patients. Registered Dietitians (RDs) are experts in nutrition with extensive training. Our dietitians work with MD Anderson's medical teams to pinpoint opportunities for nutrition intervention or support.
Our services include education, assessment and counseling in:
- Cancer prevention
- Nutrition intervention prior to, during and after treatment
- Management of treatment side effects
- Specialized diets
- Management of specialized feeding regimens like tube feeds and IV parenteral nutrition
If you are a patient at MD Anderson, and have specific questions related to your diet, please ask your nurse or doctor to refer you to a dietitian. Or, you can call 713-792-2254 or 713-563-5167.
Patient Nutrition Guide
Nutrition plays a role in overall cancer treatment and healing. Download our guide for basic nutrition information and recipes designed to aid in recovery following cancer treatment.
For other information, please contact:
Clinical Nutrition Department
1515 Holcombe Blvd.
Houston, TX 77030
Telephone: 713-792-2254 or 713-563-5167