After treatment

Head and neck cancer, and its treatment, can cause temporary or permanent side effects that require ongoing management and rehabilitation.

The following information contains tips to help you manage side effects, including coping with changes in your eating, breathing, speech, and managing pain. For additional support, information and referral advice call Cancer Council 13 11 20.

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This information was last reviewed in June 2015
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Nutrition after cancer treatment
Healthy eating habits to help you maintain good nutrition 

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