Radiation

Antioxidants & Treatment

Is it safe to take antioxidant supplements during chemotherapy and radiation therapy? Does this concern extend to foods containing high levels of antioxidants, such as an orange or orange juice, which contain a high amount of vitamin C? 

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Bloating & Radiation

How can I decrease bloating from radiation treatment?

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Constipation, Diarrhea & Fiber

During treatment, I go back and forth between being constipated and having diarrhea, but nothing normal in between. Is there any food that can help both of these problems?

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Eating during Cancer Treatment

I am undergoing treatments for cancer and am not eating well. What should I do?

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Esophageal Cancer & Diet During Treatment

My husband has just been diagnosed with esophageal cancer.  What foods should I be offering to him, as he needs both calorically dense and soft foods that he can swallow until the tumor shrinks from the radiation therapy?

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Gastrostomy Feeding Tube (G-tube or PEG) Placement

I have head and neck cancer. My doctor is recommending a gastrostomy feeding tube (G-tube). Can you discuss how a feeding tube placed can help with nutritional intake during radiation therapy for head and neck cancer?

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Oral Nutrition Supplements

What are oral nutrition supplements and why would I need to use them during treatment?

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Taste Change & Treatment

Are there any foods that will help with taste changes caused by chemotherapy?

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Tips for Managing Diarrhea After Radiation Therapy for Rectal Cancer

Do you have diet suggestions for someone who has diarrhea after radiation therapy for rectal cancer?

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Tube Feeding Basics

I've been told I'm going to need a feeding tube, and I'm nervous. What are the most important things I need to iknow about taking care of tube feeding at home?

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White Blood Count & Diet

Is there anything that can be changed in the diet to bring up white blood cell count?

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