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Oncology Nutrition

Oncology Nutrition

To ensure your cancer treatments remain as effective as possible, you need the nutrients from healthy eating that help fight disease, rebuild tissue and boost your immune system.

Expert Oncology Nutrition Care Close to Home

When you choose OU Health Stephenson Cancer Center for your care, you gain access to expert oncology nutrition services – at no cost to you – through our Supportive Care program. You and your cancer care team work closely with registered dietitians (RD), licensed by the Oklahoma State Medical Board, who answer your questions about diet, eating and related concerns and help create a personalized plan that ensures you get the proper nutrients throughout your treatment.

Request an Appointment

Request an appointment to visit an oncology nutrition specialist in the OU Health Shirley Bowman Nutrition Services at OU Health Stephenson Cancer Center.

Call (405) 271-2665

Medical Nutrition Management for Better Health

Get the medical nutrition assistance you need to help manage:

  • Changes in your appetite or food tastes

  • Unexpected weight changes or weight loss

  • Difficulty with chewing and swallowing

  • Side effects such as nausea, vomiting, constipation or diarrhea

  • Tube feeding and intravenous (IV) nutrition

  • Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI)

  • Wound healing after surgery

Ask your cancer care team for a referral or contact OU Health Shirley Bowman Nutrition Services to talk with us during your next appointment at Stephenson Cancer Center.

Your Supportive Care Team

Throughout your journey at OU Health Stephenson Cancer Center, you can depend on your Supportive Care team to walk with you every step of the way. You’ll work with professionals from many healthcare disciplines, including palliative care providers, psychologists, psychiatrists, genetic counselors, clinical social workers, case managers, oncology dietitians, physical therapists, occupational therapists, cancer navigators, American Indian navigators and tobacco cessation counselors, as well as other helpful clinicians and support staff.

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