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Good nutrition is essential to keep you strong during treatment. Although your diet and appetite may change during this period, your body needs fuel to repair.
Eating enough food is often not a problem when you’re healthy. Yet eating during a cancer treatment can pose a challenge for some patients. You may need to fortify your food intake with extra protein or calories.
Maintaining good nutrition during treatment can provide several benefits, including:
- Preserve lean body cell mass
- Support immune function
- Decrease risk of infection
- Rebuild body tissue
- Improve tolerance to treatment
- Alleviate treatment side effects
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