St. Luke's Cancer Centre

Chemotherapy nurse talking to a patient

Patient Information Leaflets

You can find all of the Nutrition and Dietetics Patient Information sheets here.

The leaflets that may be of particular interest to you are as follows:

Eating well during cancer treatment

Eating when you have a small appetite

How to increase the protein in your diet

Check you iron intake

High output stoma

Managing stress

Soft diet

Low irritant high fibre diet

Taking your nutritional supplements

Healthy Eating

Healthy Eating for Weight loss

Trusted sources of information

If you are interested in reading more about cancer and diet try not to search on Google. There are millions of websites that provide advice that is not recommended by dietitians and other healthcare professionals.

The following are trusted sources of information:

General Diet and Cancer information

Macmillan

Read information about maintaining a healthy lifestyle here.

Read information on Healthy Eating and Cancer here.

Read information on managing weight gain after cancer treatment here.

Cancer Research UK

Read information on diet and cancer here.

World Cancer Research Fund

Read information on eating well during cancer here.

General diet information

British Dietetic Association

Read information on food facts here.

NHS Choices

Read information on healthy eating here.

Read The Eatwell Guide here.

Tumour specific information on diet

Breast Cancer

Read information on why you need a balanced diet here.

Bowel Cancer

Read information on diet after treatment.

Kidney Cancer

Read dietary advice here.

Pancreatic Cancer

Read information on diet and pancreatic cancer here.

Prostate Cancer

Read information on diet and physical activity here.

Drink Aware

Read information on being drink aware here.

Other useful information and resources

The Fountain Centre

Access the Fountain Centre website here.

Mindfulness

Access the Be Mindful website.