Chemotherapy and You: Support for People With Cancer
June 29, 2007
Chemotherapy and You is written for you -- someone who is about to receive or is now receiving chemotherapy for cancer. Your family, friends, and others close to you may also want to read this book.
This book is a guide you can refer to throughout your chemotherapy treatment. It includes facts about chemotherapy and its side effects and also highlights ways you can care for yourself before, during, and after treatment.
Rather than read this book from beginning to end, look at just those sections you need now. Later, you can always read more.
This book covers:
Talk with your doctor or nurse about what you can expect during chemotherapy. He or she may suggest that you read certain sections of this book or try some of the ways to manage side effects.
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