Nutrition Tips for Childhood Cancer Patients

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Nutrition plays an important role in a child’s cancer treatment. Side effects from treatment, such as chemotherapy and radiation, can make eating difficult for children. As a result, maintaining age appropriate weight, and supporting age appropriate growth, can be challenging. It is important to talk to your medical team regarding your child’s nutrition status at the beginning, during, and at the end of treatment.

Learn more about nutrition therapy during cancer treatment from the Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center. Talk to your doctor if you have questions about your child’s nutrition.

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