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Managing diet problems in cancer

Information about problems with diet, digestion or weight loss when you have cancer. Read about advice on soft diets, tube feeding and adding calories to your diet to gain weight.

Where to start in managing diet problems

Advice on how to start getting help with diet problems and who can help when you have cancer.

Medicines for diet problems

Find out about the medicines that can help with diet problems, and their possible side effects.

Soft diet

If you have difficulty swallowing because of your cancer and treatment, a soft diet can help.

Drip or tube feeding

About drip and tube feeding if you need extra nourishment as a result of weight loss or your treatment.

Tips for putting on weight

How to add calories to your diet to help you put on weight.

Alternative cancer diets

Information on some popular alternative therapies that some claim can help control or cure nutritional problems, or even the cancer itself.

Tips for diet problems

Advice on dealing with diet problems such as loss of appetite, taste changes, mouth problems, diarrhoea and constipation.

Diet in advanced cancer

Find out about diet problems that can happen in advanced cancer, including information on treatments available to control your symptoms.

Last reviewed: 
27 Feb 2014

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