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    Nutrition in Cancer Care (PDQ®): Supportive care - Patient Information [NCI] - To Learn More About Nutrition and Cancer Care

    National Cancer Institute

    For information from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) about nutrition and cancer treatment, see Coping with Cancer: Managing Physical Effects.

    For information from NCI about nutrition and cancer prevention, see the following PDQ summaries:

    Organizations

    For general nutrition information and other resources, see the following:

    • United States Department of Agriculture
      www.choosemyplate.gov
      Dietary Guidelines for 2010
    • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
      800-877-1600
      www.eatright.org
    • American Botanical Council
      800-373-7105
      abc.herbalgram.org
    • American Cancer Society
      800-227-2345
      www.cancer.org
    • American Institute for Cancer Research
      800-843-8114
      www.aicr.org
    • American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
      800-727-4567
      www.nutritioncare.org
    • National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)
      888-644-6226 (NCCAM Clearinghouse)
      866-464-3615 (toll free TTY)
      nccam.nih.gov
    • Office of Dietary Supplements
      301-435-2920
      ods.od.nih.gov

    Books

    • American Cancer Society's Healthy Eating Cookbook: a Celebration of Food, Friends, and Healthy Living. 3rd ed. Atlanta, GA: The American Cancer Society, 2005.
    • Bloch A, Cassileth BR, Holmes MD, Thomson CA, eds.: Eating Well, Staying Well During and After Cancer. Atlanta, GA: American Cancer Society, 2004.
    • Ghosh K, Carson L, and Cohen E: Betty Crocker's Living With Cancer Cookbook: Easy Recipes and Tips Through Treatment and Beyond. New York, NY: Hungry Minds, 2002.
    • Weihofen DL, Robbins J, Sullivan PA: Easy-to-Swallow, Easy-to-Chew Cookbook: over 150 Tasty and Nutritious Recipes for People Who Have Difficulty Swallowing. New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2002.
    • Wilson JR: I-Can't-Chew Cookbook: Delicious Soft-Diet Recipes for People With Chewing, Swallowing, or Dry-Mouth Disorders. Alameda, Calif: Hunter House Inc., 2003.

    This information is produced and provided by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The information in this topic may have changed since it was written. For the most current information, contact the National Cancer Institute via the Internet web site at http:// cancer .gov or call 1-800-4-CANCER.

    WebMD Public Information from the National Cancer Institute

    Last Updated: May 28, 2015
    This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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