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Diet & C.Difficile

I hope you can provide me with some much-needed direction. I was recently diagnosed with a severe case of C.difficile. After treatment and a hospital stay, I am now allowed soft foods. Are there foods I should avoid or focus on?

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Diet after Whipple Procedure

Is there a specialized diet recommended for people who have had the Whipple procedure for pancreatic cancer?

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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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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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