Patient Education and Resources

There are a number of services available for patients receiving chemotherapy

From the U-M Cancer Center

Chemotherapy Information Guide
provides lists of resources, from books and video, to web sites and newsletters.

Managing Eating Problems
a collection of articles written by Cancer Center Nutrition Services focusing on how nutrition can be used to combat the side effects of chemotherapy (such as fatigue, constipation) as well as what to do when the side effects of chemotherapy take away your appetite.

Symptom Management & Supportive Care Program
this program help patients maintain independence and increase comfort by managing the symptoms of cancer and side effects of its treatment.

Fertility Preservation
Some men and women who receive chemotherapy become infertile, which means they are unable to have children. If you plan to have children, talk to your doctor before chemotherapy treatment begins.

During Cancer Treatment
a listing of all the programs available to cancer center patients during their treatment.


Tired of Being Tired:
Cancer Center's Symptom Management and Supportive Care Clinic helps patients fight fatigue and other side effects of treatment

Imagining Wellness
Guided imagery engages the senses to cope with cancer

Cancer-related Fatigue
learn about this common side effect of cancer and what you can do about it

Relax and Distract
Laptop computers and other electronics are available for patients to sign out during their visit

From the MCancerTalk blog:

Heart-healthy nutrition for cancer survivors

Chemo Brain - A Real Side Effect

Oncology Care When You Need It - Without the ER

How to Manage Skin Reactions to Targeted Therapies

Mouth Care: Why it's Important Before, During and After Cancer Treatment

Pregnancy and Cancer

What is Peripheral Neuropathy?

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