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Food safety: For patients having chemotherapy or radiation therapy  
Abstract:  This handout is for patients having chemotherapy or radiation therapy. It explains foodborne illness and why food safety is so important for people having cancer treatments. It includes important "steps to food safety" and gives specific guidelines for avoiding contamination at home and at the grocery store. Content of this handout is adapted from "Food Safety Guidelines" by Seattle Cancer Care Alliance.
Author: Food and Nutrition Services
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2015, March 1, 2015
UWMC Availability:  Food and Nutrition Services
General Topics:  Nutrition; Cancer
Specific Subject(s):  Safety Education; Radiation Therapy; Food; Chemotherapy
Language(s):  English
Audience:  Caregiver; Patient
Format: Flyer
Reading Level: Unknown
Cost: Unknown
Web Site Location:  http://healthonline.washington.edu/

Health Online Citation #4330

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