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Dr. David W. Mantik, MD

Radiation Oncologist

Dr. David W. Mantik MD is a top Radiation Oncologist in Palm Desert, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. David W. Mantik MD is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. David W. Mantik MD is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. David W. Mantik MD is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Palm Desert, CA, Dr. David W. Mantik MD is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
43 years Experience
Dr. David W. Mantik, MD
  • Palm Desert, CA
  • Univ of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi
  • Accepting new patients

Is loss of appetite normal for a patient undergoing radiation therapy?

Loss of appetite during radiation can occur, but this is more often due to chemotherapy or to the cancer itself. A prescription can be offered for loss of appetite: Megacesuspension READ MORE
Loss of appetite during radiation can occur, but this is more often due to chemotherapy or to the cancer itself.

A prescription can be offered for loss of appetite:
Megacesuspension 40 mg/ml, 240 cc bottles.
SIG: 15 mL q. day = 625 mg.
Megace ES, one bottle with 5 refills, 1 tsp qd = 625 mg/day.