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About diet problems

The types of diet problems caused by cancer and treatment.

Why diet is important

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

Types of diet problems

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

Diet problems caused by cancer

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.

Diet problems caused by treatment

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

Last reviewed: 
27 Feb 2014

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