Chemotherapy 101...The Getting Started Program
Chemotherapy 101 is designed to provide the information needed to understand how chemotherapy affects the body and how to manage potential side effects that can be associated with chemotherapy treatment. Our goal is to make patients and their support person feel more comfortable with treatment.
Please read the following information in the sequence listed below. We understand that this is a difficult journey for you and your family. We are honored that you have chosen us to be your guide.
Please review the Chemo 101 slide presentation.
Please read the Basic Nutrition section. This booklet contains information on basic nutrition and certain side effects such as diarrhea, nausea, constipation.
Find additional information about your specific chemotherapy treatment drugs. If you need assistance finding the medication used in your chemotherapy regimen please contact your physician's office and ask to speak with the scheduler for the Chemotherapy 101 Getting Started program.
Starting Chemotherapy: What to Expect - Includes general information, at home precautions and headwear resources.
Thank you for taking the online Chemo 101 Getting Started class. Please complete this form and Heather, our clinical nurse educator, will follow-up with you.
Additional Resources and Information
- Genetic Risk Evaluation and Testing (GREAT)
- General Information
- When to call your Oncologist's office
- Medication refills
- Commonly asked questions
- Home safety precautions
- Headwear Resources
- Peripheral Neuropathy
- Cognitive Problems
- Patient rights and responsibilities