Drip or tube feeding

You may need drip or tube feeding if you need extra nourishment as a result of weight loss or your treatment.

Why you might need tube feeding

In some situations you might need feeding through a tube when you have cancer.

Types of tube feeding

You can have liquid food in different ways.

Last reviewed: 
26 Mar 2020
Next review due: 
27 Mar 2023
Coronavirus and cancer

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