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Managing Side Effects

Receiving a cancer diagnosis and undergoing cancer treatment can be challenging for both you and your loved ones. Unwanted side effects can intensify the disruption in your life even further.

Side Effects

Your body, cancer diagnosis, and cancer treatment are unique. Talk to your doctor about what side effects are likely to occur and about ways to manage and treat them. Here are some quick tips to help you deal with some side effects of treatment. These are just some of the common side effects. You may experience other side effects that are not listed. Your best resource is your health care team; they know your unique situation and will provide you with tailored advice to help make you more comfortable through your treatment.

Below is a list of common side effects. Click on the side effect for more information and ways to cope:


Coping with Side Effects Book

This book has a lot of information about coping with cancer treatment side effects. It may be too much to take in all at once. Feel free to use this book as a guide, and only refer to the content you need, as you need it. You may have opened this book because you have a specific question or concern.

Coping with Side Effects

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