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Types of Cancer: AIDS-Related Cancers | Bone Cancers | Brain and Spinal Tumors | Breast Cancers | Endocrine Cancers | Gastrointestinal Cancers | Gynecologic Cancers | Head and Neck Cancers | Lung Cancers | Male Genital Cancers | Skin Cancers | Soft Tissue Sarcoma | Urologic Cancers | Other Cancers

Other Topics: General Cancer Information | Cancer Genetics | Cancer Treatment | Childhood Cancer | Coping With Cancer and Its Treatment


Coping With Cancer and Its Treatment

(Jump to: General Information | Caring for the Patient with Cancer | Coping with Advanced Cancer | Coping with Cancer Recurrence | Coping with the Diagnosis | Exercise | Financial and Legal Issues | Nutrition | Reproductive Health | Support and Advocacy | Substance Abuse

Specific Side Effects: Blood Disorders | Bone Problems | Cognitive Problems | Eating Problems | Edema | Electrolyte Imbalance | Fatigue | Gastrointestinal Problems | Hair Loss | Infection and Fever | Mental Health Problems | Nausea and Vomiting | Nervous System Problems | Oral Complications | Organ Problems | Pain | Sexual Problems | Skin Problems | Sleeping Problems | Weight Changes )

Nausea and Vomiting
Nausea and Vomiting:CancerConnect
Chemotherapy Nausea and Vomiting: Prevention is Best Defense:Mayo Clinic
Coping With Nausea and Vomiting From Chemotherapy:CancerCare
Nutritional Management of Nausea / Vomiting:Stanford Cancer Center

Nervous System Problems
Dizziness:CancerConnect
Numbness and Tingling (Peripheral Neuropathy):CancerConnect


Oral Complications
General Information
Three Good Reasons to See a Dentist BEFORE Cancer Treatment:NIDCR
Chemotherapy and Your Mouth:NIDCR
Head and Neck Radiation Treatment and Your Mouth:NIDCR
Dental and Oral Complications:Oral Cancer Foundation
See also Dental and Oral Health, Osteonecrosis of the Jaw
Mucositis (Mouth Sores)
Mouth Sores: Cancer-related Causes and How to Cope:Mayo Clinic
Mouth Sores (Mucositis):CancerConnect
Mucositis:Oncology Nursing Society
Mucositis:Oncolink
Managing Mucositis (in children):Lucile Packard Children's Hospital


Organ Problems
Heart
Cardiac Toxicity:CancerConnect
Obstruction of the Veins to the Heart (Superior Vena Cava Syndrome):CancerConsultants
Lungs & Breathing
Lung Damage (Acute Pulmonary Toxicity):CancerConsultants
Dyspnea:Oncology Nursing Society
Other Organs
Bladder:CancerConnect
Eyes:CancerConsultants
Hearing Problems:CancerConnect
Kidney Damage (Acute Renal Failure):CancerConnect
Liver Damage (Hepatotoxicity):CancerConnect


Pain
General Information
Cancer Pain: Relief is Possible:Mayo Clinic
Pain:CancerConnect
Pain Control: A Guide for People with Cancer and Their Families:NCI
Pain:Oncology Nursing Society
See also Nervous System and Brain, Pain
Pain in Children
Cancer Pain Management in Children:Texas Children's Cancer Center
Pain Management:Lucile Packard Children's Hospital

Sexual Problems
General Information
Reproduction and Sexuality:CancerConnect
Sexual Dysfunction:Oncology Nursing Society
Men's Issues
Cancer Treatment for Men: Possible Sexual Side Effects:Mayo Clinic
Impotence:CancerConnect
Women's Issues
Cancer Treatment for Women: Possible Sexual Side Effects:Mayo Clinic
Menopause:CancerConnect
Vaginal Dryness:CancerConnect
Vaginal Dryness and Painful Intercourse:Oncolink


Skin Problems
Managing Rash and Other Skin Reactions to Targeted Treatments:CancerCare
Dry Skin:CancerConnect
Hand-Foot Syndrome (Palmar-Plantar Erythrodysesthesia):CancerConnect
Hyperpigmentation:CancerConnect
Injection Site Reaction:CancerConnect
Nail and Skin Care Tip Sheet:Oncolink
Photosensitivity:CancerConnect
Itching (Pruritus):CancerConnect
Radiation Recall:CancerConnect
Rash:CancerConnect


Sleeping Problems
Insomnia in the Patient with Cancer:Oncolink


Weight Changes
Weight Gain:CancerConnect
See also Eating Problems


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