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Ask an Expert: Q & A with an Oncology Dietician

Topic(s): 
Related Bone Marrow Failure Diseases and Malignancies
Pediatric Bone Marrow Failure Diseases
Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria (PNH)
Bone Marrow Transplant
Aplastic Anemia
Living Well with Bone Marrow Failure
Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS)
Managing Your Treatment
Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)
Presentation Date: 
Tuesday, December 22, 2020 (All day)

Dietician Joanna Myers Casale provides a brief overview of recommended dietary needs for bone marrow failure patients and then answers questions posed by the audience.   

Joanna Myers Casale is a registered dietician who serves as Oncology Dietician at the MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper in Camden, New Jersey.  She earned a B.S. in Clinical Dietetics & Nutrition from the University of Pittsburgh where she graduated magna cum laude. Ms. Casale is a board certified specialist in oncology nutrition by the Commission on Dietetic Registration. 

At the MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper, Ms. Casale works with hematology and oncology patients to support them during their treatment and reduce side effects. She also educates her patients on foods to support their immune system and recovery.  

She is a member of the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, including the Oncology Nutrition Practices Group.  

 

 

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