Dr. Thomson explains how sharing relatable cancer experiences helps women heal.
I think it helps because they see a face of a survivor and they go, this is a healthy person. And not only that, this is the person who did everything right in terms of nutrition, and she still went through it and she is still fighting the fight and she is still trying to improve her diet and be healthy, so therefore, why not I?
About Dr. Thomson, Ph.D., R.D.:
Dr. Cynthia Thomson, Ph.D., R.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Nutritional Sciences at the University of Arizona. She is a registered dietitian with a doctoral degree in nutritional sciences. She has been conducting cancer research since 1994. Dr. Thomson was diagnosed with colorectal cancer in 2003.