The Skinny on Soy and Flaxseed for Breast Cancer


This webinar, presented by Doris Piccinin, MS, RD, CDE, LDN, discusses healthy nutrition habits regarding soy and flaxseed for patients with breast cancer.

Doris Piccinin, MS, RD, CDE, LDN is a Licensed Registered Dietitian at Penn Medicine’s Department of Patient and Family Services where she works with oncology patients receiving treatment for breast, prostate, bladder, renal and lung cancers. She is also a member of the palliative care team as part of the Radiation Oncology Department. In addition to specializing in oncology, Doris has been a certified diabetes educator for the past 15 years and has worked with adults and children in managing their diabetes through their cancer treatment and beyond. Doris leads the breast and prostate cancer classes at Penn Medicine’s Patient and Family service center and has been the State Regulatory Affairs Specialist from 2013-2016 for the Pennsylvania Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics advocating for nutrition services across the continuum. Her other areas of expertise include cultural nutrition education, survivorship and complementary nutrition practices. She is currently the editor of Mind Body nutrition and wellness for the Dietitians in Integrative and Functional Medicine.

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