Posts tagged “Weight Loss”

Tips to Avoid Weight Loss During Chemo or After Surgery

by Jane Ashley

Loss of appetite (due to nausea, fatigue, mouth sores, difficulty in swallowing or taste changes) leads to unintentional weight loss during chemo. Unless your oncology team has recommended that you lose weight, it’s best to maintain your weight and muscle mass during treatment.

Losing Weight During Chemo Or After Surgery

Be sure to tell your oncologist about these symptoms and their impact on your appetite.

• Nausea/vomiting . Your oncologist team wants to help you avoid nausea, but they can’t help you if you don’t tell them....

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Losing Weight After Chemotherapy

by Brittany McNabb-WhatNext

We have had a lot of questions on the site concerning how to lose weight after chemotherapy . Weight gain is a side effect of cancer treatment and might affect your self esteem and morale. There are no magic ways to lose weight gained from chemo or other cancer treatment, but WhatNexters say it may help to focus on your overall health and the practical things you can do to lose weight.

Standing On Scale

Talk to Your Care Team
Your care team of doctors and nurses can give suggestions on how to lose weight...

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