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.


Feeding Tubes: The Basics

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.

Nutrition During Cancer Treatment: Overview

In-depth overview of nutrition during cancer treatment and discussed the most common nutritional issues faced during cancer treatment, including diarrhea, poor appetite, mouth sores, constipation, nausea and weight gain/loss.

Loss of Appetite

This handout offers tips for coping with a loss of appetite from cancer and cancer therapy.

Low Fiber Diet for Diarrhea

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.

General Guidelines for Nutrition and Surgery

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.

Post-Esophagectomy Diet

Provides tips to coping with common side effects after esophagectomy, what foods to avoid and what is often well tolerated.

Blogs

Nutrition and Diet for Prostate Cancer [Webinar]
by Carolyn Vachani, MSN, RN, AOCN
September 6, 2013

Brown Bag Chat: Exercise, Nutrition & Cancer
by Carolyn Vachani, MSN, RN, AOCN
February 21, 2010

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