Weight loss and eating

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Suitable for:

  • Professionals
  • Macmillan Professionals

Format: E-Learning

Help people with advanced cancer to manage their weight loss and eating related concerns.

Key Themes

  • Definition of weight and eating related concerns and the weight loss taboo
  • Evidence base for the Macmillan Approach to Weight loss and Eating (MAWE)
  • Communication issues
  • The healing value of stories and story telling
  • Resolving disagreements
  • Self awareness
  • Nutrition, including the debate around optimal nutrition; eating well; improving energy and protein intake
  • Identifying and responding to self-action


Special thanks to all the patients, carers and healthcare professionals involved in the Macmillan Weight and Eating Studies

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