Chemotherapy and You: Support for People With Cancer

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Chemotherapy and You: Support for People With Cancer

Description

This book is a guide patients can refer to throughout chemotherapy treatment. It includes facts about chemotherapy and its side effects and also highlights ways patients can care for themselves before, during, and after treatment.

This patient guide addresses the following topics:

  • Questions and answers about chemotherapy
  • Tips for meeting with your doctor or nurse
  • Your feelings during chemotherapy
  • Side effects and ways to manage them
  • Foods to help with side effects
  • Ways to learn more
  • Words to know

Developer:

National Cancer Institute

Funding Sources:

National Institutes of Health

History

Release Date: 1999
Review Date: 2007
Recent Summary: March 2008
Original Summary: October 2005
Last Updated: 12/18/13

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