ONC: Major Recommendations (2013)
Below you will find a list of Oncology Recommendations organized by Topic.
To view the Recommendation and Summary, click the Recommendation title.
Topics Listed by Subject
ONC: Nutrition Status and Outcomes of Adult Oncology Patients (hospital admissions or re-admissions, hospital length of stay (LOS), quality of life (QoL), tolerance to chemotherapy and radiation treatment and mortality)
Nutrition Screening and Referral
ONC: Screening for Malnutrition Risk and Rescreening of Adult Oncology Patients
ONC: Referral of Adult Oncology Patients Identified at Malnutrition Risk to the RDN
Medical Nutrition Therapy
ONC: MNT in Adult Oncology Patients Undergoing Chemotherapy and Radiation Treatment
ONC: MNT as Part of Multi-modal Therapy in Adult Oncology Patients Undergoing Chemotherapy and Radiation Treatment
ONC: Assessment of Food/Nutrition-Related History of Adult Oncology Patients
ONC: Assessment of Anthropometric Measurements in Adult Oncology Patients
ONC: Assessment of Biochemical Data, Medical Tests and Procedures of Adult Oncology Patients
ONC: Assessment of Nutrition-Focused Physical Findings and Client History of Adult Oncology Patients
ONC: Dietary Supplements Containing Fish Oil for the Adult Oncology Patient
ONC: Medical Food Supplements Containing Fish Oil for the Adult Oncology Patient
ONC: Neutropenic Dietary Precautions for Adult Oncology Patients with Neutropenia (non-Bone Marrow Transplant)
ONC: Neutropenic Dietary Precautions for Adult Oncology Patients Undergoing Bone Marrow Transplant
Nutrition Monitoring and Evaluation
ONC: Monitoring and Evaluation of Adult Oncology Patients
ONC: Monitoring and Evaluation of Adult Oncology Patients with Cancer Cachexia
In addition, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (A.N.D.) and the Oncology Expert Work Group concurs with the Clinical Oncological Society of Australia (COSA) Evidence Based Practice Guidelines for the Nutritional Management of Patients with Head and Neck Cancer and approved the following equivalency scale: External Guideline EAL Equivalency Rating.
These guidelines are periodically updated as new data becomes available.