Oncology Nutrition

COVID-19: Though we have limited our in-person services and classes, Ridley-Tree Cancer Center Oncology Dietitian Nutritionists are able to provide support and counseling via Telehealth. To request an appointment, call (805) 879-5652. Click here to learn more about Telehealth visits.

Our Oncology Dietitian Nutritionists are board-certified and trained in oncology nutrition. They provide evidence-based recommendations that are proven by scientific research and clinical experience. Education and support are provided to help prevent treatment delays and decrease side effects from treatment. Individual counseling is offered during treatment and continues until a return to improved health is assured. Personalized food and supplement recommendations are provided to correct nutritional deficiencies and help enhance nutritional health and well being.

Once treatment for cancer is complete, our nutrition experts can recommend personalized food choices that will support treatment outcomes, enhance the quality of life, and decrease the risk of disease recurrence. 

Oncology Nutrition Seminar Series

Join our Oncology Nutritionists in preparing healthy seasonal foods and discussing the most recent research related to cancer, foods and your lifestyle. Each monthly class in the series covers different topics and research, and all cooking supplies and ingredients are provided. Topics vary each month, but previous topics have included:

  • Ten New Anti-Cancer Foods, Herbs, Spices… and Chocolate of Course. 
  • Your Gut Health: What is the relationship between your gut health and cancer? 
  • Cancer Loves Sugar – Fact or Fiction
  • Food as Medicine

Visit the calendar to see the schedule each month or call for more information: (805) 879-5652.  

Oncology Nutrition Counseling

Individuals currently in treatment or within one year of their last treatment may receive nutrition counseling free-of-charge with the Cancer Center’s Oncology Dietitian Nutritionist, Sarah Washburn, MS, RDN, CSO, Rebecca Colvin MPH, RDN or Pam Wells, RDN. Call (805) 879-5652 to schedule an appointment.

Ridley-Tree Cancer Center Oncology Nutrition

540 West Pueblo St 
Santa Barbara CA 93105 
(805) 879-5652

Monday – Thursday: 8:30 am – 5 pm

Friday: 8:30am - 12pm


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