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Make an Appointment

If you're a Virginia Hospital Center cancer patient, call 703.558.3255 to make your free appointment for one-on-one nutrition counseling.

Cancer Nutrition Services

Ease side effects of cancer treatment by following the guidance you get in free nutrition counseling sessions and nutrition classes at Virginia Hospital Center.

Cynthia Choi, registered dietitian

Meet a Dietitian

Cynthia Choi is certified in cancer nutrition. She facilitates several cooking and nutrition classes.

Nutrition Counseling

During one-on-one appointments with a registered dietitian, you can learn how to:

  • Choose and prepare easy-to-eat foods that appeal to your changing sense of taste
  • Maintain your appetite during treatment
  • Keep a healthy weight
  • Meet your vitamin and mineral needs
  • Discuss alternative ways to get enough nutrition, such as tube feedings, if needed

Make a one-hour initial appointment to set goals and a half-hour follow-up appointment to ask questions and discuss ways to overcome obstacles. All sessions are free if you're a current or recent cancer patient at Virginia Hospital Center.

Group Classes

Browse our events calendar for free, upcoming classes on cooking, nutrition and other topics.

Access Mayo Clinic’s Expertise

As part of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, Virginia Hospital Center brings the world-renowned expertise and knowledge of Mayo Clinic to our community. How can I access the expertise of Mayo Clinic? It’s simple – all you need is to be under the care of a physician on Virginia Hospital’s Center medical Staff. 

Find a VHC Doctor Access the Mayo Clinic Health Library

Related Locations

  • Main Hospital
    Main Hospital


    1701 N George Mason Drive
    Arlington, VA 22205