Suggested reading and websites


Beliveau, Richard and Gingras, Denis. (2007) Foods to Fight Cancer. Australia: DK Publishing.

Besser, Jeanne et al. (2009) What to Eat During Cancer Treatment. Atlanta: American Cancer Society.

Buckman Weinstein, Jodi. (2010) Tell Me What to Eat Before, During and After Cancer Treatment. USA: New Page Books.

Clegg, Holly and Miletello, Gerald. (2006) Eating Well Through Cancer. USA: Favorite Recipes Press.

Gourley, Glenda. (2010) The New Zealand Vegetable Book. New Zealand: Hyndman Publishing. (There’s also a good website (

Grant, Barbara, L. et al. (2010) American Cancer Society Complete Guide to Nutrition for Cancer Survivors (2nd ed.). Atlanta: American Cancer Society.

Katzin, Carolyn. (2011) The Cancer Nutrition Center Handbook—An Essential Guide for Cancer Patients and Their Families. Los Angeles: CFK.

van Mil, José. (2008) Healthy Eating During Chemotherapy. USA: Kyle Books.

For more suggestions, visit your Cancer Society’s library or local library.


American Institute of Cancer Research 

New Zealand Food Safety Authority Food Safety; When you have low immunity 

The suggested websites (other than our own) are not maintained by the Cancer Society of New Zealand. We only suggest sites we believe offer credible and responsible information, but we cannot guarantee that the information on such websites is correct, up-to-date, or evidence-based medical information. We suggest you discuss any information you find with your cancer care health professionals.

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