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About diet problems

Eating and drinking a balanced diet is an important part of coping when you have cancer, but cancer and its treatment can cause several diet problems.

Why diet is important

Information on why diet is an important part of coping with cancer and its treatments.

How cancer causes diet problems

Information on how cancer can affect your appetite and make it hard to eat - and how it affects the way your body digests food and uses nutrients.

How treatment causes diet problems

Find out about how cancer treatments can affect your appetite and cause problems with eating and drinking.

Last reviewed: 
06 Sep 2017

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