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What is the cause of decreased appetite after chemo?

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Dr. Liawaty Ho
Hematology and Oncology 24 years experience
Taste and smell: Alterations in taste and smell are common in patients receiving chemotherapy, and may lead to reduced appetite, low energy intake, and weight loss.
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