A wealth of knowledge to help patients deal with the side effects of cancer treatment such as nausea, vomiting, fatigue, infection, and pain.
Neurological side effects are those that affect the brain and nervous system and include peripheral neuropathy and chemo brain.
GI side effects are those that affect your gastrointestinal system and include nausea and vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, flatulence, mucositis and loss of appetite.
GU side effects are those that affect your urinary system and include incontinence, proteinuria, nocturia, dysuria, hematuria, cystitis, bladder fibrosis, urinary urgency and urine discoloration.
Pulmonary side effects are those that affect your lungs and include shortness of breath, pneumonitis, pulmonary fibrosis and pulmonary toxicity.
The skin, hair and nails can be affected by cancer and treatment. Side effects include hand foot syndrome, nail and skin changes, hair loss and thinning, pruritus, photosensitivity, hyperpigmentation, delayed wound healing and telangiectasia.
Articles about neutropenia, anemia and thrombocytopenia. Tips for reducing associated risks and a chart to track blood counts.
Cancer and it's treatment can affect the health of your bones. Learn how and what you can do to improve bone health.
Lymphedema is a chronic swelling that happens when lymph fluid is not moving well and protein-rich fluid accumulates in the tissues that can be disfiguring and affect quality of life.
Information about cancer related pain, how it is treated and common side effects of treatment.
Other side effects that may be unusual or not included in other categories.