Understanding the Importance of Nutrition

 

Nutrition

Hunger and malnutrition contribute to medical complications, repeat hospitalizations, reduced adherence to prescribed treatment and higher mortality rates for the critically ill. Driven by the ethos that food is medicine, Avon’s nutrition partners in five major cities provide nutrition-counseling, education, grocery services and home-delivered meals to women fighting breast cancer and their dependents. Learn more about this work in our white paper.


    Integrative medicine offers relief and comfort to metastatic breast cancer patients - Metastatic breast cancer (MBC) patients face unique challenges including uncomfortable side-effects from their treatments. For over 25 years, Charlotte Maxwell Clinic, located in Oakland, California, has been working to heal the side-effects of underserved women with metastatic breast cancer through integrative medicine techniques. Charlotte Maxwell Clinic receives Safety Net support from the Avon Breast Cancer […]