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Side-Effects Management

Considering the Side Effects Associated with Immunotherapies
ImmunotherapySide-Effects Management
Patients who are receiving immunotherapy should consult with their doctor immediately if and when any side effects occur, because immune-related adverse events may occur during therapy or even after discontinuation of therapy.
Drugs for Side-Effects Management (Supportive Care)
Side-Effects Management
Here are the financial support services available to patients receiving treatment for Side-Effects Management (Supportive Care).
Why Didn’t You Mention the Long-Term Side Effects of Cancer Treatment?
Side-Effects ManagementSurvivorship
The long-term side effects of treatment can be an overlooked part of cancer care. "We're learning as they're surviving, and we can't assume we know everything," says Pam Simon, MSN.
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.
Managing Lymphedema Associated with Breast Cancer
Breast CancerSide-Effects Management
Andrea Brennan, a certified lymphedema therapist, sheds light on the challenges faced with lymphedema associated with breast cancer and debunks several myths about the disease.
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.
Recognizing and Treating Immunotherapy Side Effects
ImmunotherapySide-Effects Management
Immunotherapy is all the rage today, but like any other treatment, it comes with side effects. Learn how to recognize and manage some of the common side effects.
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.
8 Strategies for Coping with Fatigue: Replenishing Your Body's Energy Bank
Side-Effects Management
Fatigue and tiredness are not the same. Tiredness is what you feel when you don’t get enough sleep, when you overexert yourself, or when you skip a meal. A good night’s sleep, a nap, or a nutritious meal can be rejuvenating. Fatigue is different.
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