Cancer and Nutrition: Questions for Your Doctor

Here are a few sample questions you might ask your doctor. Print and take this list with you to your next doctor visit.

❏ Are there certain eating problems or side effects I might expect during treatment?

❏ How should I help manage symptoms such as diarrhea or nausea?

❏ I follow a special diet for diabetes. Do I need to eat differently during cancer treatment?

❏ Are there foods and drinks that may help with side effects, such as dry mouth?

❏ What should I do on days when I don’t feel like eating at all?

Add your own questions or notes:

The information provided here is for general informational purposes only and not intended to be nor should be construed as medical or other advice. You should consult your own doctor and/or an appropriate professional to determine what may be right for you. Treatment options mentioned may not be covered by your benefit plan. Check your plan for specific coverage details.