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Chemotherapy

Understanding and Managing Mucositis
From Your NavigatorSide-Effects ManagementChemotherapy
Nurse navigator Deborah Gomer explains the causes, symptoms, and prevention methods of mucositis, an oral and digestive system condition interfering with eating, swallowing, and talking and affecting roughly 50% of patients who receive chemotherapy.
The Aftershocks Kept Coming: What to Expect After Cancer Treatment
Breast CancerChemotherapySide-Effects Management
Breast cancer survivor Lisa D’Ottavio describes the side effects of treatment that she experienced, from chemo hair loss, neuropathy, and lymphedema, to radiation effects and more.
Chemo-Induced Hair Loss Still a Major Concern for Patients
ChemotherapySide-Effects Management
A new survey of patients with breast or ovarian cancer showed that hair loss is among the most-dreaded side effects for patients undergoing cancer treatment.
How to Cook for Someone Undergoing Chemotherapy
ChemotherapyNutrition & CancerWellness Corner
A cancer diagnosis affects families, friends, and sometimes whole communities. One way for a person to support their loved ones is to take stress out of their life by cooking meals for them. Cancer treatments can affect the way that people perceive food, so here is a guide to help you create tasty meals for people dealing with cancer.
Chemo Side-Effects Relief with Acupuncture, a Centuries-Old Treatment
ChemotherapySide-Effects Management
After being poked and prodded for cancer treatment, testing, and surgery, it seems crazy that patients with cancer would ask for more needles, but that is exactly what’s happening when it comes to acupuncture.
Coping with Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy
ChemotherapySide-Effects Management
Some chemotherapies can cause problems with sensory and motor skills; these disorders are called “neuropathies.” Most neuropathy problems improve after chemotherapy is finished.
Cooking Tips for Patients Undergoing Chemo: Making Food Taste Good Again
ChemotherapyNutrition & CancerWellness Corner
"The ultimate goal is to help you enjoy your food again during chemo and as a survivor," says chef Ryan Callahan.
Art TherapyChemotherapy
“Me On Chemo” is a self-portrait by Nancy Webster using acrylic paint.
Postcards from Camp Chemo
Breast CancerChemotherapyPatient Stories
Camille Scheel chronicled her journey with breast cancer in a blog, and then turned her blog into a book.
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