Eating problems and cancer

Booklet
Published: 31 Aug 2020
Next review: 31 Aug 2023
Edition: 4

This booklet talks about some common eating problems and why they might happen. It also suggests some practical ways to manage them.

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Published: 31 Aug 2020
Next review: 31 Aug 2023
Edition: 4

This booklet talks about some common eating problems and why they might happen. It also suggests some practical ways to manage them.

About this booklet

Many people have eating problems during and after cancer treatment. This can be related to the cancer or to the side effects of cancer treatments. This booklet talks about some common eating problems and why they might happen. It also suggests some practical ways to manage them. There is also information for carers, family members and friends.

Visit our online information about eating problems and cancer.


How we can help

Macmillan Cancer Support Line
The Macmillan Support Line offers confidential support to people living with cancer and their loved ones. If you need to talk, we'll listen.
Financial guidance
Financial issues can cause worry when someone becomes ill. You may be able to claim benefits to help you in your situation. You may also be able to get financial assistance from other organisations.
Welfare rights advice and tools

There are lots of benefits that could help you after a cancer diagnosis, but the system can be confusing. Our Welfare Rights Advisors are here to help.