Eating Hints: Before During and After Cancer Treatment

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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

Constipation

Diarrhea

Dry Mouth

Lactose Intolerance

Nausea

Sore Mouth

Sore Throat and Trouble Swallowing

Vomiting

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

Recipes

Banana Milkshake

Apple-Prune Sauce

Lactose Free Double Chocolate Pudding

Fruit and Cream

Protein Fortified Milk

High-Protein Milkshake

Peanut Butter Snack Spread

Autonomous Stem Cell Transplants: A Handbook for Patients by Susan K. Stewart

Below is a list of topics covered in this book, available at the Don and Cathy Jacobs Health Education Library at the University of Kentucky.

  1. History of Transplantation
  2. Nuts and Bolts: An Introduction to Transplantation
  3. Choosing a Transplant Center
  4. Insurance and Fundraising
  5. Emotional Challenge
  6. When Your Child Needs a Transplant
  7. Preparative Regimen
  8. Infection
  9. Liver Complication
  10. Nutrition
  11. Relieving Pain
  12. Caregiving
  13. Sexuality after Transplant
  14. Family Planning
  15. Planning for Survivorship

Appendices

A: About Blood Cells

B. Understanding Blood Tests

Glossary of Terms

Index

Pay it Forward

Bone Marrow and Blood Stem Cell Transplants: A Guide for Patients and Their Loved Ones by Susan K. Stewart

Below is the list of topics covered in this book, available at the Don and Cathy Jacobs Health Education Center at the University of Kentucky.

  1. History of Transplantation
  2. Nuts and Bolts: An Introduction to Transplantation
  3. Choosing a Transplant Center
  4. Finding a donor
  5. Being a donor
  6. Insurance and Fundraising
  7. Emotional Challenges
  8. When Your Child Needs a Transplant
  9. Preparative Regimen
  10. Graft vs. Host Disease
  11. Infection
  12. Liver Complications
  13. Nutrition
  14. Relieving Pain
  15. Caregiving
  16. Sexuality After Transplant
  17. Family Planning
  18. Planning for Survivorship

Appendices

A. About Blood Cells

B. Understanding Transplants

Glossary of terms

Index

Pay It Forward

 

Brain Tumor Guide for the Newly Diagnosed, Ninth Edition

Below is the list of topics covered in this book, available at the Don and Cathy Jacobs Health Education Center at the University of Kentucky.

Chapter 1: Where, When, How and Why Me?

Chapter 2:From Day One: A Place for Everything

Chapter 3: Understanding Brain Tumors

Chapter 4: Your Medical Team, Brain Scans, and Questions to Ask

Chapter 5: Treatments of Brain Tumors

Chapter 6: Alternative and Complementary Treatments

Chapter 7: Common Medicines for Treating Symptoms

Chapter 8: Sex and Fertility

Chapter 9: “Real World” and Online Support Groups

Chapter 10:Insurance Management and Financial Assistance

Afterward

Appendix

 

About Brain Tumors: A primer for Patients and Caregivers

Below is the list of topics in this book, available at the Don and Cathy Jacobs Health Education Center at the University of Kentucky.

  1. Brain Tumor Basics
  2. Parts of the Brain
  3. Types of Brain Tumors
  4. Causes and Risk Factors
  5. Symptoms and Side Effects
  6. Diagnosis
  7. Seizures
  8. Pediatric Brain Tumors
  9. Coping
  10. For the Caregiver
  11. Brain Tumor Facts and Statistics
  12. Brain Tumor Terminology

 

Diet and Nutrition: Nutritional Concerns With Pancreatic Cancer

Below is a list of topics covered in this book, available at the Don and Cathy Jacobs Health Education Center at the University of Kentucky.

Diet and Nutrition Changes After Diagnosis

Eating Recommendations for patients with pancreatic cancer

Coping with the Loss of Appetite

Controlling Weight Loss

Weight Loss due to Insufficient Calorie Intake

Tumor-Induced Weight Loss

Malabsorption and Pancreatic Enzymes

Reasons to take Pancreatic Enzyme

Sources of Pancreatic Enzyme Product

Dosage of Pancreatic Enzyme

Tips to Obtain the Best Results from Pancreatic Enzyme Products

Side Effects of Pancreatic Enzyme

Preventing or Reducing Diarrhea

Foods that may worsen diarrhea

Foods less likely to aggravate diarrhea

Other Supportive Care Techniques

Diarrhea and dehydration

Sources of fiber

Management of Taste Changes

Other Side Effects

Foods that may cause overall discomfort

Relieving Constipation

Preventing gas

Controlling Lactose Intolerance

Dealing with fatigue

Overcoming Nausea and Vomiting

AnriEmetic (Anti-nausea) Medications

Dietary Changes Following Surgery

General Recommendations following pancreatic surgery

Suggested Meal Plan

Vitamins

Sugar and Diabetes

People with Diabetes and Cancer have special dietary needs

Complementary and Alternative Medicine

General Nutrition Guidelines

MyPlate

AICR Guidelines

The Role of a Dietitian

What is a dietitian vs. a nutritionist?

How can a registered dietitian help?

Where can I find a registered dietitian?

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Hospice: End of Life Care in Pancreatic Cancer

Below is a list of topics covered in this book, available in the University of Kentucky Don and Cathy Jacobs Health Educational Center in Lexington, KY.

Understanding Hospice

Does choosing hospice mean giving up hope?

When does a cancer patient become eligible for hospice care?

When should hospice be discussed and who brings up the subject?

Hospice Services

Who provides hospice services?

Role of the primary care doctor

How to find a hospice provider

Affording Hospice Care

Medical and Physical Care

Managing Common End-of-Life physical and emotional symptoms

Personal care

End-of-life comfort care

Practical Care

Advance Directives

Planning Memorial Services

Emotional and Spiritual care

What emotions can be expected?

Emotional and spiritual support for families and caregivers

Caregiver roles and responsibilities

Caregiver planning

Caregivers and the home hospice team

Working effectively with the hospice team

Organizational tips for caregivers

Caregivers and work obligations

Self-care for caregivers

End of Life Care Planning

Questions for patients to ask themselves

Questions to discuss with hospice providers

Hospice

Staff

Services

Medical Care

Volunteers

Family support

Additional Hospice Resources

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Palliative Care: Quality of Life and Practical Care in Pancreatic Cancer

Below is a list of topics in the book, available at the Don and Cathy Jacobs Health Education Center.

Understanding Palliative Care

Palliative Care Services

Palliative Care for Physical Concerns

Palliative Care for Emotional Concerns

Palliative Care for Practical Concerns

Palliative Care providers

Challenges to Receiving Palliative Care

Getting and Staying Organized

Questions to Ask Palliative Care Providers

Additional Palliative Care Resources

When Your Brother or Sister Has Cancer: A Guide for Teens

Below is a list of topics covered in this booklet about coping with a cancer diagnosis for a sibling. The book is specifically written for teens with color illustrations and thought bubbles. These booklets are available at the Don and Cathy Jacobs Health Education Center.

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This booklet is for you.

Chapter 1: You’ve just learned that your brother or sister has cancer.

Chapter 2: Learning About Cancer

Chapter 3: Cancer Treatment

Chapter 4: Becoming a Stem Cell Donor

Chapter 5: What your brother or sister may be feeling

Chapter 6: Changes in your family

Chapter 7: How you can help your brother or sister

Chapter 8: Taking Care of Yourself

Chapter 9: You and Your Friends

Chapter 10: Finding Support

Chapter 11: After Treatment

Chapter 12: The road ahead

Chapter 13: Learning More on Your Own

Chart A:  Monitoring Tests

Chart B: Cancer Team Members

Glossary

 

We Have Walked In Your Shoes: A Guide to Living with Oral, Head, and Neck Cancer by Support for People With Oral, Head and Neck Cancer

 

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Below is a list of topics discussed in this book, available at the Don and Cathy Jacobs Health Education Center at the University of Kentucky.

Introduction

  1. How to Use This Book
  2. What is Oral and Head and Neck Cancer?

Symptoms and Diagnosis

  1. Symptoms of Head and Neck Cancer
  2. How a Diagnosis is Made
  3. When the Diagnosis is Cancer

After Your Diagnosis

  1. How Treatment is Determined
  2. Your Multidisciplinary Team
  3. Types of Treatment
    1. Surgery
    2. Radiation Therapy
    3. Chemotherapy
    4. Targeted Therapy
  4. Getting Ready For Treatment

Common Side Effects

  1. Common Side Effects of Treatment
  2. Tips on Coping with Side Effects
  3. Other Side Effects
  4. Dealing with Changes in Appetite
  5. Your Emotional Well-Being
  6. Finding Support

Your Personal Calendars

  1. Treatment Schedule
  2. Using the Monthly Calendars
  3. Using the Weekly Calendars

Your Personal Records

  1. Your Healthcare Team
  2. Medications
  3. Laboratory Tests
  4. Medical Bills and Health Insurance

Looking Forward

  1. After Treatment Ends
  2. A Healthy Mouth for a Lifetime
  3. Restoring Function and Appearance
  4. You are a Survivor

Diet and Nutrition

  1. Recipes
  2. Other Cookbooks

Resources

  1. Oral and Head and Neck Resources
  2. General Cancer Resources
  3. Books, Booklets and Magazines

Glossary