Nutrition and Cancer: Celebrating Healthy Weight Week

By: Melissa Allen

This week marks Healthy Weight Week, a time to celebrate healthy living habits that include eating nutritiously and being active.
A healthy diet is important for every person, and especially for cancer patients. Regular exercise and nutritious foods have shown to lower the chance of developing many cancers. It also may benefit patients during and after treatment.
Watch Colin Champ, M.D., discuss diet and nutrition for patients with breast and other types of cancer.
Dr. Champ is a radiation oncologist at UPMCCancerCenter. He treats all malignancies, and has a special interest in clinical nutrition and exercise relating to cancer treatment.