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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Dietista registrado

Registered dietitian (dy-eh-TIH-shun)
A health professional with special training in the use of diet and nutrition to keep the body healthy. A registered dietitian may help the medical team improve the nutritional health of a patient.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.