Hamilton Health Sciences
Supportive Care

Registered Dietitians

Sometimes cancer and/or treatment cause problems with nutrition.  Registered Dietitians are experts in the nutritional care of patients with cancer. Dietitians can help with:

  • Problems with appetite and weight loss
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Constipation and diarrhea
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Special dietary needs
  • Healthy eating and weight management

Dietitians assist patients in eating as well as possible.

Please speak with your oncologist or primary nurse if you would like to be referred to a dietitian Patients also have the option of self-referral by contacting Supportive Care at extension 64315. Our dietitians are available Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Hamilton Health Sciences • Hamilton, Ontario • 905.521.2100