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Constipation

Cancer treatments, medications, lack of fiber, fluids, and movements, can often cause constipation. If you experience constipation, check with your doctor or nurse before using over-the-counter laxatives, stool softeners or enemas.

Oncology certified registered nurses and registered dietitians are available to help with symptom management at the Abramson Cancer Center.

Learn more about constipation during cancer treatment on OncoLink.