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Eating out

It’s great if you are well enough to eat out at a restaurant with friends, family or work colleagues. This often involves eating out at restaurants. Choose restaurants that are clean and that are willing to prepare your food as you order it is cooked. As cancer treatments can weaken the immune system avoid buffets …

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Alcohol

Nothing can be more fun and relaxing than a a glass of wine or other kinds of alcohol with friends or family at Christmas. Alcohol can interfere with the way some chemotherapy drugs work so best to check with your Medical Team if you are having treatment. Generally, having the odd glass of wine or beer is …

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Summer

Cancer patients need to be extra diligent during these warmer Summer months. Radiation treatment can cause your skin to burn more easily. Even during chemotherapy, you want to avoid sun exposure, as your skin may be more susceptible to damage. It’s important to get your Vitamin D but take precautions not to be out in the sun …

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