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18 Sep 2007

Liver Cancer
Can you please advice me of what a person with liver cancer can eat to fight the cancer. Its for a friend of mine's sister.
Please could you send me a list ASAP
Regards Chris
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Chris
The diet for patients with liver cancer depends on such a wide variety of factors (e.g. extent of the disease and how much of the liver still functions, treatments (radiation, chemotherapy, etc), the patient's age, weight, ability to eat, nausea, diarrhoea, etc), that this is NOT something one can give general recommendations for. Your friend sister should consult a clinical dietitian (visit the Association for Dietetics in SA Website at: and click on "Find a Dietitian" to find a dietitian in your area), who will work out an individual diet prescription for her that takes all these factors into account.
Best regards
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