Eating Hints for Cancer Patients: Before, During, and After Treatment

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Eating Hints for Cancer Patients: Before, During, and After Treatment

Description

This booklet educates cancer patients (and their families or other caregivers) about their diet needs during treatment and helps them cope with side effects that may affect eating.

This booklet addresses the following topics:

  • Before treatment begins
    • Nutrition recommendations can be different for cancer patients
    • Preparing yourself for cancer treatment
  • Managing eating problems during treatment
    • Coping with side effects
  • Special notes for caregivers
  • After cancer treatment ends
    • Ways to get back into eating
  • Recipes
  • Special issues

Developer:

National Cancer Institute

Funding Sources:

National Cancer Institute; National Institutes of Health

History

Release Date: 1997
Review Date: 2003
Original Summary: October 2005
Last Updated: 02/20/13

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