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When undergoing cancer therapy, a patient’s sense of taste may change

October 9, 2017

When undergoing cancer therapy, a patient’s sense of taste may change

By Ryan Hatoum Ryan Hatoum

Both cancer and cancer treatments can have unexpected side effects for patients. One of the surprising ones, for some patients, is that the taste of certain foods may begin to change. Altered taste is a “very common nutritional change” for those undergoing cancer treatment, says Catherine Carpenter, professor of clinical nutrition at the David Geffen […]

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