Mouth Sores and Swallowing Issues
Nutritional Management of Chewing and Swallowing Difficulties During Cancer Treatment
If you have mouth problems, eat soft, soothing foods (at cold or room temperature), and puree cooked foods in the blender to make them smoother and easier to eat.
- Chemotherapy-Related Mouth Mucositis in Children
Chemotherapy is the use of medicines to treat cancer. The medicines can cause an inflammation of the lining of the mouth. The mouth is lined with mucous membranes. When these are inflamed, it’s called mouth mucositis.
- PEG Tube Placement
A percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tube is a feeding tube surgically placed through your abdomen into your stomach.