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Managing Side Effects of Cancer and Treatment with Nutrition Therapy

Side effects from cancer and cancer treatment can show up repeatedly throughout your child's cycle of therapy. Keeping track of when side effects occur, what medications were helpful, and which foods or beverages were tolerated the best can help keep future side effects to a minimum and may help the medical team decide which medications your child should take.

This document from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics offers nutrition tips for common gastrointestinal side effects of cancer treatment.

Managing Side Effects of Cancer and Treatment


Reviewed on March 1, 2022, by Darielle Wilhelm, RD, LDH

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