How to Manage Side Effects
The American Institute for Cancer Research offers the following tips for maximum healthful food intake while experiencing side effects of cancer treatments. Because of improvements in these treatments, only about one-third of cancer patients have side effects during treatment, and most of these go away when treatment ends.
There are some commercial high-calorie, high-protein drinks that you could add to your daily intake. Here is a recipe for a tasty high protein shake:
The list of beneficial foods that may help in the prevention of cancer continues to grow. But how should you eat if you have cancer, and are being treated with chemotherapy, radiation or surgery?
Have you asked your doctor for guidelines about your diet? What kind of eating and nutritional problems might you expect, and how should you deal with them?
Living Beyond Breast Cancer: A Survivor’s Guide for When Treatment Ends and the Rest of Your Life Begins
Every cancer patient should have to refer to this practical self-help manual both during and after treatment.
Sharing her wealth of knowledge and wisdom, Marisa Weiss, founder and president of the nonprofit organization Living Beyond Breast Cancer, and her mother Ellen, provide a positive and comprehensive manual. This reference guide assists women with problems they may face, such as depression and fatigue, and questions they may have about sex, fertility and diet.
Early detection—it’s one of the most important criteria in cancer survival. Learn how a simple screening procedure could become your best friend . .
A Screening That Could Save Your Life!
If you’re over 50, if cancer is part of your family history, or if the assessment shows your risk for the disease is high, promise yourself that you will take advantage of one of several screening devices for colorectal cancer detection.