Creating meals that meet the nutritional needs of a patient with cancer can be difficult.  The following are several cookbooks to consider if you are looking for meal ideas.  Please note that these books were designed for cancer patients in general and may not be specific to the needs of pancreatic cancer patients. 

The American Cancer Society’s Healthy Eating Cookbook – by American Cancer Society

Betty Crocker’s Living With Cancer Cookbook – by Kris Ghosh, Linda Carson and Elyse Cohen

The Diabetic Chef’s Year-Round Cookbook – by Chris Smith

Eating Well Through Cancer: Easy Recipes & Recommendations During & After Treatment – by Holly Clegg and Gerald Miletello

The Great American Eat Right Cookbook – by Jeanne Besser and Colleen Doyle, MS, RD

Month of Meals: Meals in Minutes – by American Diabetes Association

The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network does not endorse these or any cookbooks.


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