Eating problems and cancer

Eating problems and cancer

Booklet
Published: 31 Aug 2017
Next review: 28 Feb 2020
Edition: 3
Eating problems and cancer

Many people experience eating problems during and after cancer treatment. This booklet highlights some common eating difficulties and practical ways to manage them.

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Published: 31 Aug 2017
Next review: 28 Feb 2020
Edition: 3

Many people experience eating problems during and after cancer treatment. This booklet highlights some common eating difficulties and 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 itself or the side effects of different treatments. 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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How we can help

Macmillan Grants

If you have cancer, you may be able to get a Macmillan Grant to help with the extra costs of cancer. Find out who can apply and how to access our grants.

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.