NCCN Guidelines for Patients® | Caring for Adolescents and Young Adults - page 60

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Why side effects happen
A brief explanation of what cancer treatments can do
to healthy cells, and what it means for you
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What you can do: The basics
Simple steps you can take to prevent—or relieve—
the unwanted side effects of cancer treatment
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What you can do: Specifics
Quick tips on coping with some of the most common
treatment side effects
Curtis B., Cancer Survivor
If you are experiencing
pain, discomfort or
a strange symptom,
don’t just assume it
is supposed to be that
way and not mention it.
Tell your doctor. They
are there to help you.”
Part 6: Coping with side effects
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NCCN Guidelines for Patients
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: Caring for Adolescents and Young Adults
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