Talk with your doctor or nurse about what you can expect during chemotherapy.He or she may suggest that you read certain sections of this booklet or try some of the ways to manage side effects.The information in this booklet was last updated in June 2011.
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Pain is one of the most common symptoms in cancer patients and often has a negative impact on patients’ functional status and quality of life.
The goal of the following summary is to provide evidence-based, up-to-date, and practical information on the management of cancer pain.
Chemotherapy and You is for people who are about to receive or are now receiving chemotherapy for cancer.
Family and friends may also want to read this booklet.
This booklet is a guide you can refer to throughout your chemotherapy treatment.It includes facts about chemotherapy and its side effects.It highlights ways you can care for yourself before, during, and after treatment.This booklet covers: Questions and answers about chemotherapy.Answers common questions, such as what chemotherapy is and how it affects cancer cells. 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. Includes questions for you to think about and discuss with your doctor, nurse, and others involved in your cancer care. Lists ways to get more information about chemotherapy and other topics discussed in this booklet - in print, online, and by telephone.