CBCI and Presbyterian/St. Luke's Cancer Care Nutrition Team provides comprehensive nutrition care throughout your journey. We are available for pre-treatment consultation to maximize your nutritional status prior to therapy. Our team also provides inpatient and outpatient support and consultation during treatment and post-treatment to maximize your recovery. Each member of our nutrition team has a special interest in oncology and a nutrition subspecialty that provides an expert nutrition knowledge base related to cancer, blood disorders, autoimmune disorders and stem cell transplantation. Please notify your provider or any staff member if you desire a nutrition consultation with our team. We are here to help you reach your goals and speed your recovery.
For more information please email: Elizabeth Panter
The links below contain general nutritional information about dealing with blood cancers, as well as specific diets and nutritional facts about the various blood cancer disorders. These can be either read online or downloaded for your convenience.
CBCI Nutrition Team
Elizabeth Panter, RD, CNSC, CDE is the Clinical Nutrition Supervisor for Cancer Care Services and has been a member of the CBCI team since 2002. Prior to joining CBCI, she worked as an inpatient critical care/BMT dietitian at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center (P/SL). She received her Bachelor’s of Science degree in Food and Nutrition from Texas Tech University and completed her dietetic internship at the University of Tennessee at Martin. She also received specialized nutrition support training at the Regional Medical Center of Memphis. Elizabeth has a passion for patient care and patient education. She likes to ensure that each nutrition plan is individualized to meet each patient’s nutrition goals. She has been a registered dietitian since 1996, a Certified Nutrition Support Clinician since 1997 and a Certified Diabetes Educator since 2012.
Denise Kiklis RD, CNSC is an oncology/BMT dietitian and has been a member of the CBCI team since 2012. She works in the inpatient setting and has special interests in oncology, critical care, and nutrition support. Denise received her Bachelor’s of Science degree in Dietetics and completed a Coordinated Undergraduate Program at the University of Connecticut. She has worked as an inpatient oncology and critical care dietitian in New York and Colorado. Denise loves interacting with patients and supporting patients while they receive cancer treatment. She has been a Registered Dietitian since 1985 and a Certified Nutrition Support Clinician since 2012.