Destroys Cancer Cells
If chemotherapy is recommended as a treatment for your cancer, our doctors and nurses will be with you every step of the way. We’ll explain why we think chemotherapy will help, what you can expect during chemotherapy treatments, and how to best manage the after-effects to maintain your overall well-being.
Chemotherapy and You
“Chemotherapy and You” is a book written for you – someone who is about to receive or is now receiving chemotherapy for cancer. Your family, friends, and others close to you may also want to read it.
Acting as a guide you can refer to throughout your chemotherapy treatment, it includes facts about chemotherapy and its side effects and also highlights ways you can care for yourself before, during, and after treatment.
- Questions and answers about chemotherapy. Answers common questions, such as what chemotherapy is and how it affects cancer cells.
- Side effects and ways to manage them. Explains side effects and other problems that may result from chemotherapy. This section also has ways that you and your doctor or nurse can manage these side effects.
- Tips for meeting with your doctor or nurse. Includes questions for you to think about and discuss with your doctor, nurse, and others involved in your cancer care.
- Ways to learn more. Lists ways to get more information about chemotherapy and other topics discussed in this book – in print, online, and by telephone.