Your Guide For Self-Care Through Cancer Therapy
- Promote Wellness
- Foster Independence
- Facilitate Rehabilitation
Call your doctor FIRST!
Even though we provide you this information on side effects, we do not expect you to have to manage them by yourself. Please do not hesitate to call your Oncologist for ANY problems that you may be having. Their phone is answered by trained first responders who will direct you to the person who can most quickly solve your problems.
The enclosed guidelines are designed to help you understand what to expect during your treatment and how to minimize potential side effects. It is our hope that this guide will help you know what to expect, but your Oncologist intends to work with you to prevent or treat side effects. Never hesitate to call your doctor’s office.
- Aches and Pains
- Anorexia – Decreased Appetite
- Nausea and Vomiting
- Oral Care
- What to Expect After Chemotherapy
- Infection Precautions
- Nutritional Guidelines for Chemotherapy
- Nutritional Information
- Recommended Recipes
- Safety Precautions
- Safe Management of Chemotherapy in the Home
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Glossary of Terms