Webinar November 2018: Cancer and the Ketogenic Diet

Nov 07, 2018 03:00pm -
Nov 07, 2018 04:30pm

Event Description

Cancer and the Ketogenic Diet
November 7, 2018


Cancer and the Ketogenic Diet
Date:  November 7, 2018

Time:  3:00 – 4:30 pm ET


Many individuals diagnosed with cancer seek to modify their diet as an adjunct to their treatment. One new diet that has gained popularity in some oncology patient populations is the ketogenic diet. This program will provide a thorough review of the literature and evidence on the beneficial effects of ketogenic diet in oncology. Information will be provided on the nutritional goals of the various therapeutic ketogenic diets for oncology patients as well as the implementation and management of the ketogenic diet. 

Learning Objectives

  1. Summarize the present literature supporting the ketogenic diet in different cancer types.
  2. Outline the benefits and risks involved with ketogenic diet in different cancer types. 
  3. Initiate and manage oncology patients on various therapeutic Ketogenic diet.

Faculty and Topics
Cancer and the Ketogenic Diet: What Does the Data Show?
Pankaj Vashi MD, AGAF, FASPEN, Chair, Department of Medicine, Department Head of Gastroenterology/Nutrition, Vice Chief of Staff at CTCA Chicago, Comprehensive Care and Research Center, Chicago, IL

How to Implement the Ketogenic Diet as Part of Cancer Treatment
Leonora Renda, MS, RDN, Manager of Nutritional Services, Dignity Health, Phoenix, AZ


Manpreet Mundi, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN


CE Hours: 1.5 Hours
Level:  Intermediate
UAN:  JA0002345-0000-18-067-L01-P


Interested in additional resources? Check out these publications from the ASPEN online store:​

The A.S.P.E.N. Pediatric Nutrition Support Core Curriculum, 2nd Edition
The ASPEN Adult Nutrition Support Core Curriculum, 3rd Edition 
Metabolism at a Glance, 4th Ed 
Integrating Nutrition Into Practice 


* Early registration ends at 11:59 pm ET on 11/03/18

Fee Type Early Regular Late
Site Registration      
Member Fee $199.00 $299.00 $299.00
Non-Member Fee $199.00 $299.00 $299.00
Individual Registration      
Member Fee $19.00 $29.00 $29.00
Non-Member Fee $39.00 $49.00 $49.00
ASPEN Chapter Registration      
Member Fee $159.00 $259.00 $259.00
Non-Member Fee $159.00 $259.00 $259.00

Event Type:Webinar
Early registration ends on Nov 03, 2018.
Regular registration starts on Nov 04, 2018 and ends on Nov 06, 2018.
Late registration starts on Nov 07, 2018.
(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)


Registration Fees
Fee TypeEarlyRegularLate
 ASPEN Chapter Registration
Member Fee: $159.00$259.00$259.00
Non-Member Fee: $159.00$259.00$259.00
 Individual Registration
Member Fee: $19.00$29.00$29.00
Non-Member Fee: $39.00$49.00$49.00
 Site Registration
Member Fee: $199.00$299.00$299.00
Non-Member Fee: $199.00$299.00$299.00