It is the position of the Academy that RDNs and DTRs are critical members of health care teams and are essential in delivering nutrition-focused preventive services in clinical and community settings. Read More
More than one million people get cancer each year in this country. After heart disease, cancer is the leading cause of death among U.S. citizens. Good nutrition supports cancer prevention and care. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics advocates for quality oncology nutrition care, which includes research, prevention, treatment, recovery, palliative care and hospice.