HEALTH: November 16th is ‘World Pancreatic Cancer Day’

16 November 2017
By Elaine Murphy
elaine@TheCork.ie

As part of World Pancreatic Cancer Day in Ireland, Breakthrough Cancer Research and University College Cork have launched the third in their series of cookbook for cancer patients.

Orla Dolan, Chief Executive of Breakthrough Cancer Research with Dr Aoife Ryan, Dietitian and Lecturer in Nutritional Sciences in UCC and Jane Healy, Cullinary Arts lecturer at CIT, with the Nourishing Your Body during Pancreatic Cancer Treatment cookbook, launched on Thursday, 16 November World Pancreatic Cancer Day. For more information go to www.breakthroughcancerresearch.ie. in the Tourism & Hospitality Building, at CIT Campus, Bishopstown, Cork.
Picture: Jim Coughlan.
Dr Aoife Ryan, Dietitian and Lecturer in Nutritional Sciences in UCC
Picture: Jim Coughlan.

The cookbook is specifically aimed at patients undergoing treatment for pancreatic cancer and is available free of charge to cancer patients throughout Ireland.

Following the award-winning ‘Good Nutrition for Cancer Recovery’ cookbook and the ‘Eating Well with swallowing difficulties in cancer cookbook, the same team of oncologists, dietitians and chefs based in University College Cork (UCC) and Cork Institute of Technology (CIT), developed a cookbook with over 90 recipes.

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