Side Effects

A wealth of knowledge to help patients deal with the side effects of cancer treatment such as nausea, vomiting, fatigue, infection, and pain.


Bone Health

Cancer and it's treatment can affect the health of your bones. Learn how and what you can do to improve bone health.

Gastrointestinal Side Effects

GI side effects are those that affect your gastrointestinal system and include nausea and vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, flatulence, mucositis and loss of appetite. 

Genitourinary Side Effects

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.  

Low Blood Counts

Cancer and the treatments used for cancer can affect your blood counts. These articles detail how your blood counts are affected. 

Lymphedema

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.

Pain Management

Information about cancer related pain, how it is treated and common side effects of treatment.

Pulmonary Side Effects

Pulmonary side effects are those that affect your lungs and include shortness of breath, pneumonitis, pulmonary fibrosis and pulmonary toxicity. 

Neurological Side Effects

Neurological side effects are those that affect the brain and nervous system and include peripheral neuropathy, encephalopathy, neurotoxicity, seizures and chemo brain. 

Skin/Hair/Nail Side Effects

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. 

Other Side Effects

Other side effects that may be unusual or not included in other categories such as edema, epistaxis, conjunctivitis, cardiac toxicity, cataracts, gynecomastia, adrenal failure, fatigue and insomnia.


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