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Miss Andrea Davis

Cancer Nutrition

Dietetics

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About me

About me:

Hi, my name is Andrea and I am a Specialist Cancer Dietitian based in London. I provide dietary advice to manage the side effects of cancer treatment, improve energy levels, prevent weight loss and reduce the risk of cancer recurrence. All of my advice is evidence-based using the most up-to-date information.

I have a lot of experience working with cancer patients including the management of digestive problems during and after cancer treatment such as bile acid malabsorption, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, difficulty swallowing or digesting foods and pancreatic enzyme insufficiency. You can find out more information about me on my website.

Training/qualifications:

Qualifications:
- Supplementary Prescriber, University of Hertfordshire
• 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

Experience:
• Andrea has delivered 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, lymphoma and colon cancer.
• Presented at Lymphoma Association and Myeloma UK patient information days.

Fees:

I offer face to face consultations in a comfortable relaxed clinic room:
New appointment: £110
Follow up appointment: £80

I also offer telephone or video consultations:
New appointment: £80
Follow up appointment: £50

For multiple sessions, a package can be arranged:
1 face to face consultation and 2 follow up appointments for 30 minutes by telephone/video: £175

Areas of interest

Oncology; cancer; gastrointestinal symptoms; dietary advice during and after cancer treatments including surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy and immunotherapy; managing the late gastrointestinal effects of cancer treatments; bile acid malabsorption; small intestinal bacterial overgrowth; lactose intolerance; weight loss; dysphagia or swallowing difficulties; digestive problems; diarrhoea; reducing of cancer recurrence through lifestyle changes. Coeliac disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, weight loss advice.

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Procedures completed

  • AA742

    Initial dietitian treatment session - (1-5)

  • AA743

    Follow on dietitian treatment session - (1-5)

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