Nutrient rich tips for cancer patients [Recipe] Good nutrition is important—especially if you have cancer. Staying nourished may keep you strong and provide the nutrients to help you through treatment. Learn how to get vitamins and minerals in each meal with nutrient-rich foods including morning glory muffins, bean cakes and other plant-based recipes. Learn more about nutritional support during cancer treatment at At Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) near Phoenix, Arizona, cancer patients dine on organic produce grown on our onsite organic farm, which includes 60 different types of fruits and vegetables. It’s one way CTCA seeks to deliver nutritious meals to patients and their families.