Poor appetite and weight loss

For many people, losing weight and interest in eating are common. These symptoms may be caused by nausea, difficulty swallowing, breathlessness, or feeling down.

Maintaining good nutrition will help you cope better with day-to-day living, treatment and side effects, and improve your quality of life. You may find it useful to talk to a dietitian who is experienced in treating people with cancer.

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