As you recover, maintaining or working towards a healthier diet or lifestyle can help boost your confidence and in some cases help with managing side effects such as fatigue.
If you’re thinking about making lifestyle changes, ask your GP, transplant team, dietitian or physiotherapist for help.
After a transplant it’s natural to want to make changes that will help reduce the risk of your condition returning. But further scientific research is needed before we can fully understand the role of diet and lifestyle on cancer risk for people recovering from cancer.
Based on the available evidence, the World Cancer Research Fund advises people who’ve had cancer in the past to follow their cancer prevention recommendations:
For more information, read World Cancer Research Fund’s leaflet, ‘Healthy Living after Cancer’.
Find more tips and ideas for exercise during recovery on our page about keeping active after a transplant.
Information published: 10/10/16
Next review due: 10/10/19