Nutrition for People With Cancer

Nutrition is an important part of cancer treatment. Eating the right kinds of foods during and after treatment can help you feel better and stay stronger. Learn more about the importance of good nutrition during and after cancer treatment here.

Nutrition for the Person with Cancer

Good nutrition is especially important if you have cancer because both the illness and its treatment can affect your appetite. Cancer and cancer treatments can also affect your body's ability to tolerate certain foods and use nutrients. This guide can help you and your loved ones learn about your nutrition needs and cope with treatment side effects that may affect how well you can eat.

Nutrition for Children With Cancer

Good nutrition is especially important if you have cancer because both the illness and its treatment can affect your appetite. Cancer and cancer treatments can also affect your body's ability to tolerate certain foods and use nutrients. This guide can help you and your loved ones learn about your nutrition needs and cope with treatment side effects that may affect how well you can eat.

Low Fiber Foods

Your doctor may recommend a low fiber diet for diarrhea, cramping, trouble digesting food, or after some types of surgery. Here you'll find lists of low fiber foods, along with lists of foods to avoid.

Lifestyle Changes that Make a Difference [PDF, 1.62Mb]

Cancer survivors often ask questions about food choices, physical activity, and dietary supplements. They want to know whether nutrition and physical activity can help them live longer or feel better. The information here is meant to answer some of those questions.

I Can Cope Online Class - Nutrition During Treatment Part 1

For a quick, easy way to learn important facts and practical tips about cancer and related issues, participate in our interactive online program, I Can Cope—Online. There is never any charge to participate, and you set the pace—whenever and wherever is most convenient for you. This class focuses on nutrition to help someone with cancer feel better, maintain their energy, heal and recover more quickly.

I Can Cope Online Class - Nutrition During Treatment Part 2

For a quick, easy way to learn important facts and practical tips about cancer and related issues, participate in our interactive online program, I Can Cope—Online. There is never any charge to participate, and you set the pace—whenever and wherever is most convenient for you. This class focuses on nutrition to help someone better manage side effects of their cancer treatment.

I Can Cope Online Class - Nutrition and Physical Activity After Treatment

For a quick, easy way to learn important facts and practical tips about cancer and related issues, participate in our interactive online program, I Can Cope—Online. There is never any charge to participate, and you set the pace—whenever and wherever is most convenient for you. This class focuses on nutrition and physical activity after treatment.

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