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Diet & Nutrition

Eating healthy is important during cancer treatment and after treatment has ended, as you navigate survivorship. Learn tips to maintain a healthy diet at every step of your journey, including coping with treatment-related eating problems and creating a healthy lifestyle plan.

Diet & Nutrition During Cancer Treatment

Eating problems like nausea or decreased appetite are common during cancer treatment. These problems can make it hard to feel well and eat healthy. Eating healthy can help with side effects. It can also help you maintain body weight and muscle mass, give you more energy, prevent delays or breaks in treatment, prevent hospital stays or reduce the time you are in the hospital, improve how well you respond to treatment, and improve how well treatment works.

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A healthy diet is an important part of a cancer patient’s journey before, during, and after treatment.

Diet & Nutrition for Cancer Survivors

People often finish cancer treatment and ask themselves the question "Now what?" After many months of different treatments and appointments, it is time to take charge of the next phase of your journey. You may also feel different now that you have more time to focus on your well-being. While exciting, this can also cause a mix of emotions. The good news is nutrition can help you to take control of your health. Good nutrition is an important part of your care beyond cancer treatment.