Eating Well During Treatment

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This three-page handout educates people with cancer about the importance of eating well during treatment. It explains that cancer and cancer treatment may result in changes to appetite, and clarifies that those with cancer may need to change their diet to help build up strength. It discusses the benefits of eating well while receiving cancer treatment, and identifies healthy sources of protein, carbohydrates, fat, water, vitamins, and minerals. The document provides guidelines and tips for eating well, and includes American Cancer Society contacts for more information.

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Author(s):
American Cancer Society
Medical Review:
Yes
The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Translation from English text
Translation Review:
Company review
A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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Keywords:
Cancer, Diet, Neoplasms
Copyright:
Copyrighted
Date Last Reviewed:
7/18/2014
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