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Chemotherapy

The Aftershocks Kept Coming: What to Expect After Cancer Treatment
Breast CancerChemotherapySide-Effects Management
December 2017 Vol 3 No 6 – December 15, 2017
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
October 2017 Vol 3 No 5 – October 23, 2017
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 & CancerWeb ExclusivesWellness Corner
Web Exclusives – June 22, 2017
Family, friends, festivities, and food! The holiday season is always a time to get together with loved ones and, let’s face it, cook and eat a lot of food. Here are a few pointers on what to consider when cooking for someone undergoing chemotherapy.
Chemo Side-Effects Relief with Acupuncture, a Centuries-Old Treatment
ChemotherapySide-Effects Management
December 2016 Vol 2 No 6 – December 15, 2016
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
October 2016 Vol 2 No 5 – October 12, 2016
Some chemotherapies can cause problems with sensory and motor skills; these disorders are called “neuropathies.” Most neuropathy problems improve after chemotherapy is finished.
Art TherapyChemotherapy
April 2016 Vol 2 No 2 – April 15, 2016
“Me On Chemo” is a self-portrait by Nancy Webster using acrylic paint.
Postcards from Camp Chemo
Breast CancerChemotherapyPatient Stories
October 2015 Vol 1 No 5 – October 13, 2015
Camille Scheel chronicled her journey with breast cancer in a blog, and then turned her blog into a book.
Dealing with Chemo Brain
Cancer RehabilitationChemotherapySide-Effects Management
October 2015 Vol 1 No 5 – October 13, 2015
Cognitive changes during cancer treatment, also known as “chemo brain” or “chemo fog,” are common. In fact, some studies suggest that up to 75% of patients receiving chemotherapy may face these issues.
Oral Chemo Challenges of and Tools for Adherence
ChemotherapyFrom Your Navigator
October 2015 Vol 1 No 5 – October 13, 2015
The use of oral chemotherapy drugs is expected to more than double in the next several years. Oral drugs offer many advantages to patients, including greater convenience, flexibility, and less disruption of daily activities for patients, their families, and caregivers.
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