Diet & Nutrition for Mesothelioma Patients

Nutrition plays a key role in mesothelioma treatment. A healthy, balanced diet can help mesothelioma patients feel better, maintain weight and energy, fight off infection and recover faster. In our online presentation, learn everything you need to know about diet and nutrition after a mesothelioma diagnosis.

Join us to learn how a balanced diet can help improve mesothelioma prognosis. Registered dietitian Tejal Parekh and registered nurse Karen Selby will discuss common nutrition problems for mesothelioma patients, quick and easy recipes designed to ease symptoms and foods that may support recovery after treatment.

  • Tejal Parekh
    Registered and Licensed Dietitian & Contributing Writer
  • Karen Selby, RN
    Registered Nurse and Patient Advocate

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Information Covered in Diet and Nutrition Webinar

Registered and licensed dietitian Parekh and registered nurse Selby present information about how nutrition can complement mesothelioma treatment. Topics include:
  • Diet recommendations for before, during and after treatment
  • Cancer-fighting foods and recipes
  • Foods that alleviate common symptoms and side effects
  • Tips for caregivers to best support the nutritional needs of patients

You’ll also receive access to the free Q&A session our mesothelioma experts hosted after the presentation.

Mesothelioma Experts You Can Trust

Our experts have spent years helping mesothelioma patients and their families. They know the ins and outs of mesothelioma treatment, and they’ve stayed up to date with the latest research on oncology nutrition.
  • Tejal Parekh, registered and licensed dietitian and Asbestos.com expert contributor
    Tejal Parekh
    Tejal Parekh has been a registered and licensed dietitian for more than 12 years. With over a decade of experience working with cancer patients, she uses her knowledge of nutrition to help mesothelioma patients reduce their symptoms and side effects and improve their quality of life.
  • Karen Selby, RN, patient advocate for the Mesothelioma Center
    Karen Selby, RN
    As a registered nurse with decades of experience in thoracic surgery, Karen Selby has assisted doctors in lung resections, lung transplants and other complicated lung-related surgeries. In her role as a Patient Advocate, she listens and guides mesothelioma patients and their caregivers every day.
Disclaimer: The content of this website is not intended as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician about questions you may have regarding your medical condition.

Learn How a Balanced Diet Can Improve Mesothelioma Prognosis