Andrea Davis - Cancer Nutrition

Andrea Davis - Cancer Nutrition

519B Old York Road
London
SW18 1TF

07879514427

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519B Old York Road
London
SW18 1TF

07879514427

About me

Hello! My name is Andrea and I am a Specialist Cancer Dietitian based in London.

Are you confused about the vast amount of information in the media about nutrition & cancer?

You are not alone. It is difficult enough for people and their families to deal with being told they have cancer, without trying to make sense of what they should eat to help.

However, it is really important to eat well and nourish your body to:

  • improve your tolerance to cancer treatments
  • improve your strength and energy
  • prevent unwanted weight loss
  • help manage side effects

My goal is to help people make sense of nutrition and cancer. I provide dietary advice to manage the side effects of cancer treatment, improve energy levels and prevent weight loss, and reduce the risk of cancer recurrence. I have a lot of experience in this area and look forward to hearing from you. More information can be found on my website.

Training, qualifications & experience

Qualifications:

  • Masters degree in Dietetics, King’s College London
  • Bachelors degree in Nutritional Sciences, University College Cork, Ireland
  • Level 3 Certificate in Leadership and Management
  • Trained to deliver the low FODMAP diet which is mostly used in the management of Irritable Bowel Syndrome but can be sometimes useful in managing the long term gastrointestinal side effects of cancer treatment


Professional Membership:

  • Registered with the Health & Care Professionals Council (HCPC)
  • Member of the British Dietetic Association (BDA)
  • Member of the BDA Specialist Oncology Group
  • Member of the London Cancer Oesophago-Gastric pathway board

Experience:

  • Andrea has been invited to deliver a number of lectures on diet, cancer and its management later this year at London Metropolitan University.
  • Experience working in a variety of large London teaching hospitals with specialist cancer services including the Royal Free Hospital, King's College Hospital and University College London Hospitals.
  • Experience working with a variety of different cancer patients including stomach, oesophageal, lung, breast, kidney, skin, liver, pancreatic, gallbladder, bowel and blood cancers such as myeloma, lymphoma and leukaemia.
  • Experience working alongside Oncology doctors, nurses, pharmacists, other therapists and palliative care teams.
  • Experience in managing the late effects of cancer treatment such as gastrointestinal issues, weight loss, weight gain and reducing the risk of cancer recurrence
  • Delivered presentations to various patient support groups on ‘Diet and Cancer’ including bowel, breast, myeloma and colon cancer.
  • Asked to present at the Myeloma UK patient information day in 2015 on Diet and Myeloma

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

HCPC

Areas of nutrition I deal with


* If you have been diagnosed or suspect you may have one of the medical conditions starred above, you should consult your GP for advice, diagnosis and treatment and always inform your health professional before starting any alternative or additional therapies, treatments or making any major changes in your diet or exercise programme.

Photos & videos

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Fees

I offer face to face consultations in a comfortable relaxed clinic room
New appointment: £120
Follow up appointment: £90

I also offer telephone or video consultations
New appointment: £100
Follow up appointment: £70

For multiple sessions, a package can be arranged: 1 face to face consultation and 2 follow up appointments for 30 minutes by telephone/video: £200

London, SW18 1TF

Type of session

Online nutrition support: Yes
Telephone nutrition support: Yes
Face to face nutrition: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None

Availability

Evenings from 5:30-9pm and weekends (suitable times can be discussed)