- By Laurel J. Kelly
Living With Cancer: Eating during cancer treatment
Eating during cancer treatment: Tips to make food tastier
You may find that cancer or cancer treatment has affected your sense of taste. Food may seem to lack flavor or taste too sweet, salty or metallic. Usually, these changes are temporary and will improve with time. In the meantime, though, you need to maintain your calorie intake and meet your body's protein, vitamin and mineral needs. Try these suggestions to make meals more enjoyable.
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma is cancer that originates in your lymphatic system, the disease-fighting network spread throughout your body. It develops from lymphocytes, a type of white blood cell. In most cases, health care providers don't know what causes non-Hodgkin lymphoma. In some cases, it's due to a weakened immune system. Learn more about the stages of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, why treatment isn't always necessary, and the treatment options available, if needed.
Dense breast tissue and breast cancer risk
Dense breast tissue refers to the appearance of breast tissue on a mammogram. It's a normal and common finding. However, health care providers know dense breast tissue increases the risk of breast cancer and makes breast cancer screening more difficult. Here's what you need to know.