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Using Nutrition-Based Strategies to Manage Adverse Effects of Cancer


Using Nutrition-Based Strategies to Manage Adverse Effects of Cancer
Oncology Nurse Advisor

To effectively educate patients during these critical points in their cancer journey, oncology nurses need to understand common nutrition-related effects of cancer treatments. This article offers a practical review of evidence-based nutrition management of adverse effects and how to approach common nutrition-related scenarios. Nutrition During Cancer TreatmentResearch extensively supports the role of nutrition in cancer. Yet, maintaining adequate nutrition status is often a challenge because patients face a variety of symptoms related to the cancer and its treatment. Metabolic rates are increased due to higher levels of inflammatory cytokines.1 Therefore, patients with cancer may require higher amounts of calories and protein to maintain their body weight throughout treatment.

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