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During your treatment, you can help manage your side effects and symptoms at home.
If your doctor has given you instructions or medicines to treat these problems, be sure to also use them.
Try home treatments for:
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Other problems that can be treated at home include:
In general, healthy habits such as eating a balanced diet and getting enough sleep and
exercise may help control your symptoms.
Having cancer can be
very stressful. Finding new ways to handle stress may help you feel better.
For example, you could:
feelings about your body may change after treatment.
Dealing with your body image may involve talking
openly with your partner about your worries and discussing your feelings with a
Contact your local chapter of the American Cancer Society
to find a support group. Talking with other people who have had similar
experiences can be very helpful.
Having cancer can change your life in many ways. For help with managing these changes, see the topic Getting Support When You Have Cancer.
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