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Common nutritional problems and cancer

This information is designed to give you information on ways to help manage common nutritional problems that are often encountered with cancer. These problems may be related to the disease itself or may be related to the side effects of a specific treatment.

Practical tips and ideas are provided to assist you in overcoming any nutritional problems that may a rise during treatment and recovery. However, trial and error is often found to be a good approach. You may find that you require further specific dietary advice and support , in which case your nurse specialist or doctor may consider refer ring you to the Macmillan Specialist Dietitians.