Chemotherapy Side Effects Directory
Hair loss, fatigue, nausea -- these are just some effects that people associate with chemotherapy treatment. The truth is, chemo affects everyone differently. And many of chemo's negative effects can be controlled through medications your doctor can prescribe. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how chemotherapy is administered, what its side effects are, how to treat them, and much more.
What Is Chemo Brain, and How Can I Manage It?
Learn why thinking problems called chemo brain can sometimes affect you after chemotherapy, and find out how you can keep it under control.
What Is Chemo Brain?
Chemotherapy can help you beat cancer, but side effects are almost certain. It’s common for you to have a cloudy mind, called "chemo brain," during and after treatment.
Chemo Side Effects: What You Can Do
While chemotherapy fights your cancer, the drugs you take can affect how you feel. Learn the side effects you might face and how you can handle them.
When Your Chemotherapy Changes
At some point in your chemotherapy treatment, you or your doctor may decide to change the drugs you're taking or how often you take them. Here's why you might make such a change and how it can affect you.
Feel Your Best During Treatment for Breast Cancer
What you can do to counter fatigue, nausea, and other side effects.
How to Manage Your Emotions During Chemotherapy
Find out how to handle the emotional ups and downs you may have during chemotherapy.
Alternative Therapies for Chemo Side Effects
Some drugs can ease chemo side effects, but what about other options? Learn what else might help you feel better during treatment.
Managing Chemotherapy Side Effects
Simple tips for coping with the nausea, fatigue, and hair loss that can accompany chemotherapy.
Avoid Nausea During Chemo Treatment
In addition to taking drugs that combat nausea during chemotherapy treatments, there are simple things patients can do.
Understanding Cancer Supplements
Julie Silver, MD, a cancer survivor, cautions against supplements while undergoing cancer treatment.
Coping With Memory Loss and Cancer
Dr. Julie Silver, a cancer survivor, has personal knowledge on how to cope with chemo-induced memory loss .
Chemo Brain: It's Not All in Your Head
Making Peace With the Mirror
Nausea: The Dreaded Cancer Side Effect
Cold Cap: Chemo Without Hair Loss