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Kerri Ashurst


FCS8-120

Understanding the Basics of Cancer

7/23/2020 (new)
Authors: Kerri Ashurst, Natalie Jones, Amy Kostelic, Heather Norman-Burgdolf

Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the U.S. each year. Kentucky faces the highest cancer occurrence and death rates in the United States. Fortunately, through prevention and treatments those numbers can be reduced.

Departments: Dietetics and Human Nutrition, Family and Consumer Sciences
Series: FCS: Health and Wellness (FCS8 series)
Tags: food and nutrition, health
Size: 1.00 mb
Pages: 4



FCS8-121

Interacting with Someone with Cancer

7/23/2020 (new)
Authors: Kerri Ashurst, Natalie Jones, Amy Kostelic, Heather Norman-Burgdolf

Talking to someone with cancer often creates fears of saying something inappropriate or making the person upset. As a result, many people talk in whispers or opt to say nothing at all. This publication will provide tips on ways to communicate and interact with someone living with cancer.

Departments: Dietetics and Human Nutrition, Family and Consumer Sciences
Series: FCS: Health and Wellness (FCS8 series)
Tags: food and nutrition, health
Size: 850 kb
Pages: 5



FCS8-122

Caring for Someone with Cancer

7/23/2020 (new)
Authors: Kerri Ashurst, Natalie Jones, Amy Kostelic, Heather Norman-Burgdolf

As a cancer patient's needs change with the course of the disease and/or treatment, a primary cancer caregiver may wear many hats. They may serve as a companion, home health aide, chauffer, chef, housekeeper, financial manager or appointment maker. This publication will help caregivers prepare for the evolving emotional and physical demands of cancer caregiving and highlight ways to take care of oneself.

Departments: Dietetics and Human Nutrition, Family and Consumer Sciences
Series: FCS: Health and Wellness (FCS8 series)
Tags: food and nutrition, health
Size: 1.00 mb
Pages: 4



FCS8-123

Managing Nutrition during Cancer

7/23/2020 (new)
Authors: Kerri Ashurst, Natalie Jones, Amy Kostelic, Katie Lewis, Heather Norman-Burgdolf

Nutrition status affects cancer outcomes, tolerance to treatment, and quality of life. Cancer treatment can increase calorie, protein, vitamin, and mineral needs, but at the same time cause side effects that make obtaining adequate nutrition difficult. This article offers healthy ways to maintain body weight and muscle mass, including a recipe for a nutritional wellness shake.

Departments: Dietetics and Human Nutrition, Family and Consumer Sciences, Nutrition Services
Series: FCS: Health and Wellness (FCS8 series)
Tags: food and nutrition, health
Size: 1.72 mb
Pages: 7



FCS8-124

Taking Care of Your Mental Health during Cancer

7/23/2020 (new)
Authors: Kerri Ashurst, Natalie Jones, Amy Kostelic, Heather Norman-Burgdolf

A cancer diagnosis can be a source of considerable emotional stress on both you and your loved ones. You may experience feelings of depression, anxiety and fear after a cancer diagnosis. This article discusses normal reactions to a cancer diagnosis and treatment as well as signs that you might have a mental health concern.

Departments: Dietetics and Human Nutrition, Family and Consumer Sciences
Series: FCS: Health and Wellness (FCS8 series)
Tags: food and nutrition, health
Size: 825 kb
Pages: 4