Radiation Care Program

Radiation therapy is one of the treatment options for some cancers and is sometimes given in combination with chemotherapy and/or surgery. Radiation to the head and neck region can compromise feeding, cause difficulty in swallowing, and mouth ulcers. These side effects require additional nutrition support and management to prevent weight loss and malnutrition which can be acheived by radiation therapy diet program.

 About Radiation Care Program

Radiation care program

Our Radiation Care program is for people who undergo radiation as a part of their cancer treatment. It involves personalized radiation therapy diet plans and side effect management to withstand the treatment while preventing malnutrition.

Program duration:

    • One-time consultation
    • 1-month program
    • 2 months program

How we work?

Assessment:

We will send across an assessment form you which captures all the essential details we require

Scheduling an appointment:

Once you have finished filling out the form, we do a detailed assessment. We then schedule a 15 minute call to discuss key issues, challenges faced, expectations, our approach and suggest would be an appropriate program for you.

Getting started:

Based on our discussion and our expertise, we curate a diet plan for you. It is made keeping in mind the diagnosis, treatment severity, nutritional needs, cultural preferences, and expected/experienced side effects of treatment.

Support and Follow-up:

We have weekly follow ups to monitor progress and overall nutritional status. For certain more challenging and delicate cases, we encourage a daily update. Changes in the diet plans, answering queries, suggesting alternatives and recipes are done as a part of our routine follow ups.

How we work?

Assessment:

We will send across an assessment form you which captures all the essential details we require

Scheduling an appointment:

Once you have finished filling out the form, we do a detailed assessment. We then schedule a 15 minute call to discuss key issues, challenges faced, expectations, our approach and suggest would be an appropriate program for you.

Getting started:

Based on our discussion and our expertise, we curate a diet plan for you. It is made keeping in mind the diagnosis, treatment severity, nutritional needs, cultural preferences, and expected/experienced side effects of treatment.

Support and Follow-up:

We have weekly follow-ups to monitor progress and overall nutritional status. For certain more challenging and delicate cases, we encourage a daily update. Changes in the diet plans, answering queries, suggesting alternatives and recipes are done as a part of our routine follow ups.

The Key Benefits of the Radiation
Care Program

Individualised nutritional plan and guidelines

Modifications in diet plan as required during treatment

Personal attention for queries, daily updates, and progress review

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Frequently Asked Questions

FAQs

1. What is a radiation therapy diet?

Radiation treatment are targeted at the specific area of the body where the cancer is located. Thus, recommendations for diet during radiation can vary depending on the specific type of cancer and the treatment protocol. During radiation therapy calories, fluids and protein needs may be higher because the healthy tissues in area that receives radiation may also be destroyed.

3. What foods should you avoid while on radiation?

During radiation therapy, consuming plenty of oral liquids is very important. Just like chemotherapy, any foods that are prepared in a unsafe and unhygienic environment should be avoided during radiation therapy.

2. What are the most common side effects of radiation therapy?

Radiation therapy’s side effects depend on the part of the body that is treated. For instance, if you are getting radiation in the head and neck area, you may experience side effects like difficulty in swallowing, nausea, vomiting and dryness of mouth. These side effects can vary from person to person depending on site and intensity of treatment.

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+91 7208765319

Email Address

contact@oncoheal.co.in