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Journal of Community Nursing (JCN) | October 2016

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The provision of nutritional advice in patients with cancer

The provision of nutritional advice in patients with cancer
Nutrition

Article topics: Cancer, Nutrition, Oral nutritional supplements, Quality of life

While cancer treatment can be debilitating enough in itself, one of the lesser known side-effects is the impact it has on patients’ nutrition, including reduced appetite, nausea and changes in taste. This article takes an in-depth look at the elements that community nurses need to be aware of when managing patients undergoing treatment for cancer.