Nutrition Planning

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Our Head and Neck Cancer Program helps you start on the road to recovery. For more information, connect with a cancer care specialist at 310-774-6275​​​​​​​.

Proper nutrition is important in our patients’ cancer survivorship, treatment outcomes and quality of life. A nutritious diet can enhance your body’s innate ability to fight cancer and your prospects for a healthy recovery.


Nutrition Planning for Head and Neck Cancer

The UCLA Head and Neck Cancer Program (HNCP) provides a nutrition program for our patients. Our nutritional specialists can help you:

  • Ensure that your caloric intake is adequate for your individual needs
  • Reduce dietary habits and intake of foods that have been linked to cancer recurrence
  • Create a diet that minimizes stress and inflammation on the body
  • Find specific nutrition and supplements linked to cancer prevention and recurrence

Our team carefully tracks your nutritional status as you progress through your course of treatment. Referrals to for nutritional counselling will be made as needed.

Nutrition Planning Appointments