About diet problems

The types of diet problems caused by cancer and treatment.

Types of diet problems

Find out about the side effects of cancer and its treatments that might make it difficult to eat enough and stay at a healthy weight.

Managing diet problems in cancer

Information on how to deal with diet problems when you have cancer. Find advice on soft diets, tube feeding and adding calories to your diet to gain weight.

Your feelings about diet problems

Emotional feelings about eating and diet problems caused by cancer and how talking can help.

Diet problems research

Information about research into the causes, prevention and treatments of diet problems including drug therapy, food supplements and screening for malnutrition.

Resources and support

There are lots of organisations, support groups and helpful books to help you cope with symptoms and side effects caused by cancer and its treatment.

Last reviewed: 
27 Jun 2017

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