You are having chemotherapy, drugs used to kill cancer cells. You may receive chemotherapy drugs by mouth or through a needle (injection). Your doctor or nurse may need to follow you closely while you are having chemotherapy. You will also need to learn how to care for yourself during this time.
Am I at risk for infections?
Am I at risk for bleeding? Is it okay to shave? What should I do if I cut myself or start bleeding?
Do I need to use birth control?
What should I be eating to keep my weight and strength up?
Will I be sick to my stomach or have loose stools or diarrhea? How long after I receive my chemotherapy before these problems may start? What can I do if I am sick to my stomach or have diarrhea often?
How do I take care of my mouth and lips?
Is it okay to be out in the sun? How about cold weather?
What can I do about my fatigue?
When should I call the doctor?
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