Chemotherapy can cause severe nausea in patients, but it is important to sustain good nutrition during treatment. Many patients report nausea and difficulty keeping food down during treatments, but anti-nausea medications are almost always available to patients if they need them. Always communicate with your physician if you feel you are not getting enough calories in your system every day.
The vast majority of women diagnosed with breast cancer will battle weight gain sometime during the treatment process. How to deal with your battle of the bulge: both physically, and emotionally. It’s just not fair, is it? Here you are, dealing with burns from radiation, sores from chemo, a bald head, fatigue from work + running…