Sometimes patients undergoing cancer treatment have side effects that affect how they are able to eat. Licensed registered dietitians at Siteman are available to provide general nutritional counseling during treatment and recovery, assessment of nutritional needs, techniques for coping with the side effects of cancer treatment, and information about nutritional supplements, complementary nutritional therapy, prevention of weight loss and the role of diet and nutrition in reducing cancer risk. To contact a dietitian, call 314-454-7619.