Patient Education and Resources
There are many resources available to those undergoing chemotherapy:
Patient Education from the U-M Comprehensive Cancer Center
- Chemotherapy Information Guide
provides lists of resources, from books and video, to web sites and newsletters.
- A Guide to Cancer Infusion Therapy
- A Guide to Cancer Infusion Therapy: Quick Reference Sheet
- During Cancer Treatment
- Symptom Management and Supportive Care Program
- Wig Bank
- Bald and Beautiful
Our experts offer tips for feeling good about your appearance during treatment.
- Managing Eating Problems
written by Cancer Center Nutrition Services, these articles explain on how nutrition can be used to combat the side effects of chemotherapy (such as fatigue, constipation, loss of appetite)
- Clearing the Mind: Coping with "chemobrain"
Understanding 'chemobrain' to find better ways to cope
- What is Peripheral Neuropathy?
Chemotherapy induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) is a set of symptoms caused from damage to the nerves
- Cancer and a Good Night's Sleep
Understanding sleep cycles, circadian rhythms and how cancer and treatment can affect sleep
- Mouth Care
Why it's Important Before, During and After Cancer Treatment
- Cancer-related Fatigue
learn about this common side effect of cancer and what you can do about it
- Oncology Care When You Need It - Without the ER
U-M Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Ambulatory Treatment Center.
- Let's Talk About Sex and Chemotherapy
Guidelines for safe sex during chemotherapy
- Pregnancy and Cancer
What are the options?
- How to Manage Skin Reactions to Targeted Therapies
Skin reactions to drug therapy are extremely common, and they are not signs of a drug allergy.
- Imagining Wellness
Guided imagery engages the senses to cope with cancer