Nutrition During and After Cancer Treatment
Articles about nutrition issues, including diarrhea, loss of appetite and more, written by OncoLink's nutrition experts. Links to useful websites about nutrition issues.
An overview of nutrition concerns during cancer treatment, including diarrhea, poor appetite, mouth sores, constipation, nausea and weight gain/loss.
This hand-out provides tips for managing taste changes associated with cancer and treatment.
This handout offers tips for coping with a loss of appetite from cancer and cancer therapy.
Discusses the importance of protein during cancer treatment, what foods contain protein and how to increase your intake of protein.
Addresses using a low fiber diet to control diarrhea, what foods to eat and what to avoid, especially for those with cancer or undergoing cancer therapy.
Information about the cancer side effect known as cachexia.
Information about feeding tubes, which are used to supply nutrition when an individual is unable to eat or absorb nutrients through the gastrointestinal (GI) tract.
Recommendations surrounding soy consumption by breast cancer survivors.
Good nutrition is an important part of recovery after surgery. A well balanced diet, including protein and vitamin C, helps play an important role in healing and re-building tissue after surgery.
Provides tips to coping with common side effects after esophagectomy, what foods to avoid and what is often well tolerated.
A review of the diet changes commonly recommended for patients being treated for head and neck cancers.
Answers frequently asked questions regarding certain foods, diet, and supplements for those with cancer or undergoing cancer therapy.
Useful websites for cancer nutritional information.