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23 Oct 2006

Unable to keep food in
Sister with cancer cannot keep any food in. She has no pain but cannot eat a thing. She is getting weaker by the day and I would like to know if there is something we can give her to eat. Is this a common problem with cancer patients?
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Healthy Bones

01 Jan 0001

Dear Kickstart
Yes this is very common- especially if she receives chemo therapy. Please ask her oncologist to prescribe something to give to her before a meal. Also ask your pharmacist which of the food supplements (like Build-up etc, will be best. Try a nice milk shake or smoothie that is not too rich.
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