Gut Microbiome, Diet, and Cancer Immunotherapy SPOC

Exploration of diet related factors that may affect patient response to anti-cancer immunotherapy.

Target Audience

These courses are intended for medical, radiation, and surgical oncologists, hematologists, advanced practice nurses, registered nurses, physician assistants, radiologic technologists, researchers, pharmacists, trainees, allied health personnel, and others who are interested in care for patients and survivors in North Carolina.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the role of the gut microbiome in cancer progression and strategies to exploit it to aid cancer therapy.
  • Explain how diet affects the microbiome and can modulate responses to immunotherapy.
  • Discuss ongoing studies examining the role of the food-gut axis in immunotherapy treatment.


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Jennifer Spring, RD, CSO, LDN

Oncology Dietitian
Outpatient Oncology Nutrition Program
UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
UNC School of Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill



This Non-Credit Course does not have accreditation. It only offers general participation certificates.

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