Did you know 90% of gastrointestinal cancer patients experience malnutrition? Undernourishment may cause weakness, fatigue, and an inability to fight off infection or continue treatment.
Patients can take precautions to keep their body nourished, and getting educated about the issue is an excellent first step.
Cancer Treatment Centers of America explain why it’s crucial to avoid malnutrition, how to prevent it, or reverse the trend if you already have it.
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