Faculty Profile

Dr. Maria C. Romano, M.S.

Maria C. Romano, M.S.

Associate, Department of Radiation Oncology

Areas of Research: Adult Oncology - symptom management, recurrence prevention, and survivorship.

Professional Interests

Ms. Romano assesses the nutritional status as well as nutritional risk of patients who are acutely, chronically, or critically ill in both clinical inpatient and outpatients settings.  She devises nutrition care plans to facilitate adequate protein and energy intake or nutrition support infusion.  In addition, Ms. Romano is involved int the implementation and managing of nutrition-based programs for patients in the Ambulatory Oncology Department such as the Eat Healthy, Shop Smart Program and the Cooking Again Cancer Program.

Selected Publications

Fine EJ, Segal-Isaacson CJ,Feinman RD, Herszkopf S, Romano MC, Tomuta N, Bontempo AF, Negassa A, Sparano JA: Targeting insulin inhibition as a metabolic therapy in advanced cancer: A pilot safety and feasibility dietary trial in ten patients. Nutrition (Elsevier) 2012: Oct;28(10):1028-35. doi:10.1016/j.nut..05.001. Epub 2012 Jul 26.

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