Interview Details

Interview Guest: Dr. Niki Mourouti, MSc, PhD, Nutritionist - Dietitian, Postdoctoral Research Associate
Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, School of Health Science & Education, HAROKOPIO UNIVERSITY
Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, HELLENIC MEDITERRANEAN UNIVERSITY 

She has expertise in cancer with more than 8 years of experience as a Research Fellow at the Oncology Unit of the 3rd Department of Internal Medicine and Laboratory, NKUA, at "Sotiria" General Hospital with clinical, research and educational duties. Currently she is the Project Manager of the EU funded HORIZON-RIA project MELIORA: Multimodal Engagement and sustainable Lifestyle Interventions Optimising Breast Cancer Risk reduction supported by Artificial intelligence.
Interviewer: Anna Gkriniari
Hosts: Sofia Papakonstantinou, Anna Gkriniari, Olga Papadopoulou (CreThiDev)

Part 1 – General facts & Cancer Prevention

Part 1 – General facts & Cancer Prevention
In this podcast you will hear facts about Nutrition, Diet and Food relation to Human health and available evidence on correlation with cancer cases. You will also get an expert’s advice about Cancer Prevention. 

Part 2 – Patients Under Treatment

Part 2 – Patients Under Treatment
In this podcast our guest shares her clinical experience and scientific data on recommended diet and nutrition guidelines for oncological patients under treatment.

Part 3 – Survivorship (In general and Target group of YCS)

Part 3 –  Survivorship (In general and Target group of YCS)
In this podcast our guest outlines indicative evidence-based guidelines and protocols promoting a healthier life for CS. She also provides YCS, their families and the professionals working with them with up-to-date scientific trends and some useful tips.


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