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What steps can I take prior to chemotherapy to minimize the side effects?

Corinne Wyatt Profile
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Learning About Breast Cancer over 6 years
 
  • Diana Foster Payne Profile
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    Stage 4 病人
    Hi Corinne. There are several things you can do that will help prepare you for chemo. I began my chemo treatment in May and it was scary not knowing what to expect. I found so much helpful info and advice on the website breastcancer.org. After getting to the site go to the discussion boards, then on to the topic "chemotherapy, before, during, and after". There is a wealth of info that helped me so much. It's such a wonderful site with info from women that have been through everything we're going through right now. Thinking of you and wishing you all the best in your journey. Diana. :)
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  • Corinne Wyatt Profile
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    了解乳腺癌
    Wow! Two entirely different perspectives! But thanx for the input just the same! And thanx for the support too.
    over 6 years Flag
    • Martha  Phillips Profile
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      Get the book breast cancer for dummies it was the best

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  • Adrienne private Profile
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    Stage 3C 病人
    In regards to the 2 different perspectives on the Internet, that goes into knowing yourself. Are you comforted by information? I am. I felt more empowered. Be sure to go to trusted ties and do not take answers on message boards such as this as medical facts. Stay well hydrated. Have a support system ready. Line up any FMLA at work you might need. (since once on chemo many are exhausted and extra tasks daunting.) Your doctor can prescribe anti-nausea medicine for you. Vitamin E helped my night sweats.
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