Welcome to Cooking With Cancer
"Helping those afflicted with cancer to enjoy a better quality of life through good food."
Cooking with Cancer is a program designed specifically for cancer care of those persons who are afflicted with cancer, care givers of the patients, and all of those who work in the healthcare industry. The content is recipes researched and tested on patients undergoing chemotherapy and radiation.
Our goal is to provide a greater understanding of the breakdown in taste, smell and digestion so recommendations for patients are most effective.
Dr. Luis F. Pineda - Oncologist
Dr. Pineda is board certified and trained in several disciplines including Hematology/Oncology, Internal Medicine, Psychiatry/Neurology and Pain Management.
Dr. Pineda provides clinical service in areas of expertise as well as educating through academic, institutional and community projects.
Dr. Luis F. Pineda - Chef
Dr. Pineda, a native of Guatemala, enrolled in The Culinard Institute of Virginia College and became a chef.
Dr. Pineda founded the non-profit organization Cooking with Cancer, INC and has dedicated time and resources to address patients’ nutritional problems by creating recipes specifically designed for patients undergoing chemotherapy and radiation.