Chemotherapy Educational Videos
Cancer treatment can come with a range of side effects that can impact patients' quality of life. In this series, we will discuss the most prevalent side effects experienced by individuals undergoing treatment, providing insights, practical tips, and strategies to manage and mitigate these effects. Whether you're a patient, caregiver, or simply seeking to expand your knowledge, join us on this informative journey to gain a deeper understanding of how to navigate side effects.
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Common side effects of chemotherapy can include:
- Mouth sores (Mucositis)
- Nausea and Vomiting
- Neutropenic Fever
- Peripheral Neuropathy
- Low platelet count (Thrombocytopenia)
Adult Cancer Pain
Pain and discomfort may be experienced by patients undergoing cancer treatment. In this video, we will explore a variety of approaches and practical strategies that you and your oncology team can utilize to effectively manage cancer-related pain during treatment.
Constipation is a common side effect during cancer treatment. In this educational video, we provide you with information and practical tips for managing this side effect.
Dehydration Caused By Chemotherapy
In this video, we cover dehydration caused by chemotherapy, how to recognize dehydration symptoms, steps to take if you experience dehydration, and how your oncology team can help.
Diarrhea Caused By Chemotherapy
Gain valuable insights into managing chemotherapy-induced diarrhea in this educational video. Learn about its causes, symptoms, and strategies for prevention and treatment, ensuring a more comfortable treatment experience.
Cancer Related Fatigue
Discover the complexities of cancer related fatigue, a common symptom during chemotherapy. Uncover contributing factors and learn strategies to manage fatigue, enhancing quality of life throughout cancer treatment.
Mouth Sores (Mucositis) Caused By Chemotherapy
Chemotherapy-induced mucositis can be a symptom experienced by patients during cancer treatment. Discover its symptoms, preventive measures, treatment options, and when to seek support from your care team.
Nausea and Vomiting Caused by Chemotherapy
Nausea and vomiting can be a symptom experienced by patients during cancer treatment. This educational video delves into preventive strategies, treatment choices, and provides guidance for those unable to manage symptoms at home.
Neutropenic Fever Caused By Chemotherapy
Neutropenic fever is characterized by a single oral temperature equal to or exceeding 101 °F (38.3 °C), or a prolonged temperature equal to or surpassing 100.4 °F (38 °C) for at least one hour. This condition arises when a patient's white blood cell count decreases, rendering them vulnerable to potentially harmful infections. In the following video, we delve into the symptoms, risks, and timing associated with this condition induced by chemotherapy.
Peripheral Neuropathy Caused By Chemotherapy
Peripheral neuropathy can often be a complex and challenging condition to understand. This educational video aims to clarify its characteristics, effects on the body, common symptoms, potential complications, and proposed management approaches.
Low platelet count (Thrombocytopenia)
In this video, we will talk about thrombocytopenia, a condition that occurs when the platelet count in the blood is too low due to cancer treatment. Join us as we explore symptoms, preventive measures, and essential care strategies.