Why is Nutritional Counseling Important for Colorectal Cancer Patients?


Colorectal cancer (CRC) is a serious illness that affects millions of people around the world. According to the American Cancer Society, CRC is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer and the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States alone. While there are various treatments available for CRC patients, nutrition plays a crucial role in their overall health and recovery. Nutritional counseling can help CRC patients improve their nutritional status, quality of life, and even clinical outcomes! The importance of improving nutritional status One recent study published in June 2022 conducted on CRC patients found that nutritional counseling [...]