About diet problems

The types of diet problems caused by cancer and treatment.

Managing diet problems in cancer

About problems with diet, digestion or weight loss. 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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