Why Do Cancer Patients Lose Weight? Exploring Radiation Therapy Side Effects

Radiation therapy side effects vary from individual to individual, complicated further by the location where radiotherapy was received. For some patients, weight loss is a side effect that can affect their treatment plan with the oncologist. The reasons for a patient’s weight loss tend to differ as well. Let’s take a look at how much weight you can expect to lose while going through radiotherapy, and why.

Why Do Cancer Patients Lose Weight?

Some cancer patients will lose weight simply because radiotherapy affects their appetite. Especially for patients […]