Cancer, it’s one of the most notorious and frightening villains to ever star in movies. Just hearing its name invokes fear in most people. It has a long standing relationship with the film industry, from the Golden Age of Hollywood to contemporary times.
In 2016, an estimate 1,685,210 people in the US were newly diagnosed with cancer according to the National Cancer Institute.
Receiving a cancer diagnosis may lead one to instantly think that their life has ended. Therefore, they release control of their life and turn over the responsibility of their own recovery to the medical team. There is another way. You can be your own best advocate for your health! Let your medical team know your quality of life objectives. You are the best expert on your life. It is only you who can communicate your will to thrive.
Feeding Tube Awareness Week, sponsored by the Feeding Tube Awareness Foundation, is February 6-10, 2017.
Nutrition is of prime importance when dealing with the effects of cancer and chemotherapy. As a cancer patient, you are probably aware of the changes your body is going through and how they can affect your well-being.