Treatment Side Effects

For side effects relating to a particular type of treatment, choose one of the following links.

For emotional side effects, please see Emotional Health.

Chemotherapy

American Cancer Society: Chemotherapy Side Effects - The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem.

Cancer.Net: Side Effects of Chemotherapy OR Side Effects - This is the patient information Web site of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). It is designed to help patients and families make informed health-care decisions.

CancerCare: Side Effects - CancerCare is a national nonprofit organization that provides free, professional support services for anyone affected by cancer. Here you can find services by cancer type or register for an informative telephone education workshop.

Chemocare.com: Managing Side Effects - This Web site is designed to provide the latest information about chemotherapy to patients and their families, caregivers and friends.
Also in Spanish.

Chemotherapy.com: Managing Chemo Side Effects - Learn chemotherapy basics and find tools for organizing your cancer information from this site.

Macmillan Cancer Support: Side Effects of Chemotherapy - This UK based organization helps with all the things that people affected by cancer want and need. Here you will find information on symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.

Mayo Clinic: Get Ready for Possible Side Effects of Chemotherapy - This site provides access to the experience and knowledge of the more than 2,000 physicians and scientists of Mayo Clinic.

National Cancer Institute: Side Effects OR Chemotherapy Side Effects Series - This government site will provide you with information on treatment, clinical trials and research.

OncoLink: Side Effects - OncoLink was founded in 1994 by Penn cancer specialists with a mission to help cancer patients, families, health care professionals and the general public get accurate cancer-related information at no charge. Find out about risk and prevention, screening, and treatment options at this site.
 

Radiation Therapy

American Cancer Society: A Guide to Radiation Therapy OR Radiation Therapy Effects - The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem.

Cancer.Net: Side Effects of Radiation Therapy - This is the patient information Web site of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). It is designed to help patients and families make informed health-care decisions.

Macmillan Cancer Support: Possible Side Effects of Radiotherapy - This UK based organization helps with all the things that people affected by cancer want and need. Here you will find information on symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.

National Cancer Institute: Radiation Therapy Side Effects Series - This government site will provide you with information on treatment, clinical trials and research.

OncoLink: Side Effects OR What are the side effects of radiation therapy? - OncoLink was founded in 1994 by Penn cancer specialists with a mission to help cancer patients, families, health care professionals and the general public get accurate cancer-related information at no charge. Find out about risk and prevention, screening, and treatment options at this site.
 

Interactive Tutorials / Videos

BMT Infonet.org: Managing Peripheral Neuropathy - This video is a recording of the workshop conducted at the 2017 Celebrating a Second Chance at Life Survivorship Symposium. It is a 30-minute presentation followed by a 30-minute Q & A session.

YouTube Playlist: Fatigue - A series of videos on fatigue, curated by the Resource and Learning Center.

YouTube Playlist: Sexual Health & Fertility - A series of videos on sexual health and fertility issues, curated by the Resource and Learning Center.
 

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