Markey Menu: Nutrition for You

Hosted by Rachel C. Miller, Registered Dietitian at the UK Markey Cancer Center

This blog is focused on providing tips ranging from taste changes to cancer survivorship. Good nutrition and exercise are key to improving cancer treatment outcomes and survivorship. This blog helps patients and caregivers with their nutrition before, during, and after cancer treatment.


Brown Cancer Resource Center-

The M. Krista Loyd Resource Center:

The services of the resource center are an extension of the James Graham Brown Cancer Center's multidisciplinary approach to cancer care. The M. Krista Loyd Resource Cenrter is open to all cancer patients, their family members, friends, caregivers, and other interested parties. All of the services are free. A physician referral is not required.

Educational materials, videos, and Internet access to cancer-related websites are offered to patients, while our staff provides information patients need to cope with their condition and its treatment. Patients are connected with support groups and other free services that can help in the healing process such as:

  • Art Therapy
  • Behavioral Oncology
  • Image Lab
  • Lunch and Learn
  • Arts in Healing Program
  • Chemotherapy Education Classes
  • Disease Specific Support Groups
  • Nutrition Classes
  • Massage Therapy
  • Reiki

For more information about Brown Cancer Center's Mint Jubilee Cancer Resource Center please visit this website: BCC’s M. Krista Loyd Resource Center


The American Cancer Society

To search for study opportunities: a service of the National Institutes of Health is a registry of federally and privately supported clinical trials conducted in the United States and around the world.

Glossary of Clinical Trials terms:

FDA Approved Drugs Database:

United States Deparment of Health & Human Services ; Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) website:

OHRP Revised Set of Frequently Asked Questions and Answers on IRB Registration:

National Institutes of Health:

University of Kentucky Center for Clinical and Translational Science:

Cancer Guide, a cancer information page:

Coalition of Cancer Cooperative Groups:

UK Healthcare Clinical Trials

The National Cancer Institute 


The Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) has two educational videos:

The first video discusses research use of human biological specimens and other private information:

Human Biological Specimens

The second video discusses reviewing and reporting unanticipated problems and adverse events:

Unanticipated Problems/Adverse Events

For additional resources specific to patients, please visit our Patient page.