Many oncologists will advise patients to avoid fresh fruit and vegetables during periods of neutropenia. Evidence for this recommendation has been poor, and organizations such as the American Cancer Society now believe that raw... fruits and vegetables can be allowed once they are washed well. If you have been advised to avoid fresh produce by your oncologist, or prefer to enjoy cooked fruits, we have just the ticket. So you don’t miss out on their cancer-fighting benefits, here are some delicious recipes using cooked fruits. Enjoy!