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Side-Effects Management

What to Eat to Combat Cancer-Related Fatigue
Nutrition & CancerSide-Effects Management
Fatigue is a common complaint of people facing cancer that can affect them during and after treatment. Registered Dietitian Julie Lanford provides tips on energy-boosting foods and simple nourishment ideas to help combat fatigue during cancer.
Managing Hand & Foot Skin Reactions to Cancer Therapies
Side-Effects Management
Hand-foot skin reactions are a type of side effect associated with targeted therapies, a newer type of cancer treatment. Oncology nurse navigator Cheryl Bellomo recommends strategies to ease the pain and skin sensitivity associated with these reactions.
Drugs for Side-Effects Management (Supportive Care)
Side-Effects Management
Here are the drugs and financial support services available to patients receiving treatment for Side-Effects Management (Supportive Care).
First National Guidelines for Dealing with Side Effects of Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors
ImmunotherapySide-Effects Management
The National Comprehensive Cancer Care Network and the American Society of Clinical Oncology recently issued the first set of recommendations for the management of immunotherapy side-effects.
Improving Your Sleep During Cancer Treatment
Side-Effects ManagementSurvivorship
Getting enough sleep is important for our health and brain function, especially for patients with cancer, who often have difficulty sleeping through the night. Read these tips on how to improve your sleep while dealing with cancer.
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.
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