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Cancer-Related Eating Problems

  • Kate Happel KrautbauerEmail author
  • Claudia Drossel
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Abstract

Eating and nutrition problems are common among cancer patients and have been associated with worse prognosis and outcome of cancer therapies. This chapter provides an overview of eating-related difficulties in this population, considering common physiological and psychological barriers. In addition to tools for assessment, practitioners and trainees will find a discussion of empirically supported interventions for delivery in integrated care settings.

Keywords

Cancer Chemotherapy Radiation Eating Nutrition Food avoidance Intervention 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Eastern Michigan UniversityYpsilantiUSA

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