By Dana Taylor
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.
Here are the financial support services available to patients receiving treatment for Side-Effects Management (Supportive Care).
By Dan Dean
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.
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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.
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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.
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.
By Wayne Kuznar
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.
By Tracy Wright
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.
Some chemotherapies can cause problems with sensory and motor skills; these disorders are called “neuropathies.” Most neuropathy problems improve after chemotherapy is finished.
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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