National Cancer Institute: Chemotherapy and You

result of chemotherapy. This section also means that you and your ….is about to receive or is now receiving chemotherapy for cancer.

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Chemotherapy and You, National Cancer Institute
What is chemotherapy?
How does chemotherapy work?
What does chemotherapy do?
How is chemotherapy used?
How does my doctor decide which chemotherapy drugs to use?
Where do I go for chemotherapy?
How often will I receive chemotherapy?
Can I miss a dose of chemotherapy?
How will I feel during chemotherapy?
Can I work during chemotherapy?
Questions and Answers About Chemotherapy…1
Tips for Meeting With Your Doctor or Nurse …10
Questions To Ask …10
Your Feelings During Chemotherapy …12
Side Effects and Ways To Manage Them …14
Side Effects At-A-Glance …15
Anemia …16
Appetite Changes…18
Bleeding…20
Constipation …22
Diarrhea …24
Fatigue …26
Hair Loss …28
Infection …30
Infertility …33
Mouth and Throat Changes…35
Nausea and Vomiting …38
Nervous System Changes …40
Pain…42
Sexual Changes …44
Skin and Nail Changes …47
Urinary, Kidney, and Bladder Changes …50
Other Side Effects …51
Foods To Help With Side Effects …52
Clear Liquids…52
Liquid Foods …53
Foods and Drinks That Are High in Calories or Protein…54
High-Fiber Foods…55
Low-Fiber Foods…56
Foods That Are Easy on a Sore Mouth…57
Foods and Drinks That Are Easy on the Stomach…58
Ways To Learn More …59
Words To Know…60

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