The purpose of this paper is to examine nutritional interventions for patients being treated for cancer.
This study comprises a literature review plus discussions with registered dietitians.
A total of 40 per cent of those with cancer are found to have some form of malnutrition. Assessment of malnutrition is recommended. A number of nutrition interventions were found which can be applied in a practical situation.
This paper is a literature review plus discussions, not intervention studies.
The paper may provide practical nutritional applications which can be used by those working with patients being treated for cancer.
This paper provides information for those working with people undergoing treatments for cancer.
There are few papers on this subject and most focus on enteral feeds.
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