Cancer may change the way you look or appear, like hair loss, change in weight, scars due to surgery, rash or fatigue. Many of the changes may resolve or go away after some time.
Managing self-image changes, talking about your emotions with friends and building a support group that keeps you positive is important to go through the treatment successfully.
Cancer patients need to maintain healthy bodyweight and take proper nutrition for the effect of medicines and to counter side effects on healthy cells. The recommendations are to
A dietician can help recommend a proper diet and provide the right set of vitamins, proteins or nutrients you need during treatment. Your doctor may also recommend use of dietary supplements.