Nutrition in cancer care (PDQ) patient version

This booklet from the National Cancer Institute may be viewed online, downloaded or printed. It includes:

  • Overview of Nutrition in Cancer Care
  • Effects of Cancer Treatment on Nutrition
  • Nutrition Assessment in Cancer Care
  • Treatment of Symptoms
  • Types of Nutrition Support
  • Medicines to Treat Loss of Appetite and Weight Loss
  • Nutrition Needs at End of Life
  • Nutrition Trends in Cancer
  • To Learn More About Nutrition and Cancer Care
  • Current Clinical Trials
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