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10

NCCN Guidelines for Patients

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Nausea and Vomiting, Version 1.2016

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Nausea and vomiting

Review

Review

• Nausea is that feeling you have when you are

going to throw up.

• Vomiting (emesis) is throwing up what is in

your stomach.

• People with cancer are at risk for having side

effects like nausea and vomiting from cancer

treatment.

• Antiemesis is the prevention of nausea and

vomiting.