Wed, Apr 3: More than 1000 cancer patients in Ontario and New Brunswick are learning their chemotherapy drugs were diluted. The drug company and the hospitals involved are now at odd over who’s to blame. [More]
Learn how to handle the pain and fatigue resulting from cancer treatment. Symptoms and causes of chemo-brain, including memory loss or difficulty concentrating, and improving brain function will also be discussed. Presenters: Finly Zachariah, M.D. [More]
Common side effects associated with many or all cancer (antineoplastic) medications. The following specific cancer medications: doxorubicin, vincristine, cyclophosphamide, leuprolide, tamoxifen, and interferon alpha-2b. Cathy Parkes BSN, RN, CWCN, PHN covers Cancer (Antineoplastic) Medications. The [More]
Susan Butler RN, MSN, an oncology nurse with the Merle Cancer Care Center at Island Hospital, discusses the benefits, side effects and considerations of taking oral chemotherapy.
Tips on how to manage nausea and vomiting during your cancer treatment. What foods to eat, when to eat and how to ensure you continue getting the proper nutrition. — The Ottawa Hospital is one [More]
Chemotherapy Tablets & Side Effects. Part of the series: Chemotherapy Cancer Treatments & Side Effects. The side effects of chemotherapy tablets are generally the same as chemotherapy given in other forms, though they tend to [More]
All Chemotherapy Drugs & Their Side Effects. Part of the series: Chemotherapy Cancer Treatments & Side Effects. There is a wide variety of chemotherapy drugs used in cancer treatment and each comes with its own [More]
After David Nethero’s diagnosis with cancer, he decided to focus on living well, even during chemotherapy. Using meditation and positive mental imagery, he feels he not only coped with the chemo, but grew during the [More]