Many cancer patients find it hard to eat well. Cancer and cancer treatments may affect taste, smell, appetite and the ability to eat enough food or absorb the nutrients from food. Eating the right amount of food is important for healing, fighting infection, having enough energy and building strength.
The Dempsey Center provides nutrition consultations at no cost to cancer patients, survivors and caregivers.
A private appointment with our registered dietitian can help you:
To schedule your virtual nutrition consult, e-mail [email protected] or call 877-336-7287.
Nutrition Program Coordinator
Judy Donnelly is a licensed, registered dietitian with twenty years of experience working with oncology patients and people with a wide range of health concerns. She joined the Dempsey Center in 2015, and has practiced in a variety of settings, including group work, corporate wellness, cooking classes, and private consultations. She has great passion and skill for helping clients meet their nutritional goals and translating the science of nutrition into wholesome and health-supporting eating habits.