If you are about to start receiving chemotherapy medicine, or if you are already receiving it, you probably have concerns.
Please feel free to ask your doctor or nurse any questions you have. It is important that you understand your cancer treatment.
Tell your doctor or nurse if you:
If you can, have dental work done before starting chemotherapy or radiation.
Call right away if you have:
Call within 24 hours if you have:
Please call your doctor or nurse if you have any questions.
Allina Health's Patient Education Department, General Guidelines for Cancer Treatment, can-ahc-10730
Allina Health's Patient Education Department experts
We encourage you and your family to gain support not only from our cancer experts, but also from others going through similar experiences.
Cancer rehabilitation services from Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute can help you cope with the effects of cancer and its treatment. These services can be helpful before and after treatment. Prior to treatment it can help you maintain physical well-being and reduce discomfort. After treatment, it can help you regain strength and function.