Video: Nutrition advice for people with cancer during coronavirus crisis

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Irish Cancer Society Head of Research Dr Robert O’Connor caught up with Ruth Kilcawley, a senior nutritional support dietician for cancer patients at University Hospital Galway, about nutrition for people living with and beyond cancer as they cocoon.

Watch the video for helpful tips from Ruth on dietary advice specific to different types of cancer patients, as well as guidance on how people who are cocooning can go about accessing the nutrition they need while confined to their homes.

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