Category : Cancer & Oncology : Health & Medical

Effects of Breast Cancer

Cancer & Oncology
Despite breast cancer being the second cause of morbidity among women in the United States, modern treatment methods have significantly increased the number of breast cancer survivors. The survivors however have to live with short or long-term effects of breast cancer, which range from physical, emo

Nutrition in Cancer Care (PDQ®): Supportive care - Patient Information [NCI]-Treatment of Symptoms

Cancer & Oncology
When side effects of cancer or cancer treatment affect normal eating, changes can be made to help the patient get the nutrients needed. Medicines may be given to increase appetite. Eating foods that are high in calories, protein, vitamins, and minerals is usually best. Meals should be planned to mee