I’m experiencing side effects…

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Various cancer treatments cause can side effects like fatigue, nausea/vomiting, diarrhea or an altered sense of taste. In some instances, however, nutrition can help to manage some of these effects. Be sure to eat enough to keep up your strength to help deal with the side effects of treatment. You may need extra protein and calories so strategies such as including extra milk, cheese and eggs to your diet, or try adding sauces and gravies, if you have trouble chewing and swallowing.

Be sure to eat enough to keep up your strength to help deal with the side effects of treatment.

Potential Side-Effects & Tips

Diminished
Appetite

Unintended
Weight Loss

Change in sense
of taste or smell

Fatigue &
Weakness

Nausea &
Vomiting

Dry Mouth

Sore Mouth

Mucositis / Difficulty
Swallowing

Diarrhea

Constipation