Sore Mouth or Throat with Cancer Treatment
This two-page handout provides tips to help people with sore mouth or throat associated with cancer treatments. It explains that cancer treatments can cause tender gums or sore mouth or throat, making it hard to chew and swallow food. It recommends that patients talk with their doctor about medicines to help with mouth or throat pain, and offers other ways to help people with sore mouth or throat feel better during treatments. The document lists soft foods to eat and foods to avoid that can hurt the mouth, and suggests ways to prepare and eat food.
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