Oral complications are common in cancer patients, especially those with head and neck cancer. These articles describe oral complications caused by chemotherapy and radiation therapy and various methods of prevention and treatment. The information on oral complications of cancer and cancer therapy is written for health professionals by cancer experts, from the National Cancer Institute.
Diet and the Cancer Patient
Many people with cancer experience eating problems. This booklet is divided into three parts.
The building-up diet, is a diet high in energy and protein and has been designed specifically for people with cancer who have lost or are losing weight or can only manage to eat a little.
Eating problems, has helpful hints for people with cancer who have temporary eating problems caused by their disease or treatment. For example, you may be feeling sick, have mouth ulcers or be too tired to cook a normal meal.
A healthy eating guide, is for people with cancer who do not have eating or weight loss problems.