Below is the list of topics covered in this booklet about diet and nutrition during and after cancer treatment. This resource is available at both the Don and Cathy Jacobs Health Education Center and the Whitney Hendrickson Cancer Center.

What You Should Know About Cancer Treatment, Eating Well, and Eating Problems

Feelings Can Affect Your Appetite During Cancer Treatment

Eating Problems At-A-Glance

Eating Problems and Ways to Manage Them

Appetite Loss

Changes in Sense of Taste or Smell



Dry Mouth

Lactose Intolerance


Sore Mouth

Sore Throat and Trouble Swallowing


Weight Gain

Weight Loss

After Cancer Treatment

Eating Problems That May Be Caused By Certain Cancer Treatment

List of Foods and Drinks

Clear Liquids

Full-Liquid Foods

Foods and Drinks that are Easy on the Stomach

Low Fiber Foods

High Fiber Foods

Foods and Drinks That Are Easy to Chew and Swallow

Quick and Easy Snacks

Ways to Add Protein

Ways to Add Calories

Ways to Learn More


Banana Milkshake

Apple-Prune Sauce

Lactose Free Double Chocolate Pudding

Fruit and Cream

Protein Fortified Milk

High-Protein Milkshake

Peanut Butter Snack Spread


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