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You and your doctor can

make a plan.

Part 3 gives you information about anti-

nausea and vomiting drugs. You will also

learn about complementary therapy for

nausea and vomiting.

How are nausea and vomiting


Doctors need to think about many things when

deciding how to prevent nausea and vomiting.

Research has been done to find new or better ways

to prevent nausea and vomiting. The kind of treatment

you get should fit your specific needs. Drugs and

other types of therapy like meditation or breathing

exercises can be used to prevent or treat nausea and


Things your doctor considers when planning to

prevent nausea and vomiting:



Your past use of anti-nausea and vomiting




Your type of cancer treatment



Your level of risk for nausea and vomiting from

the cancer treatment

The side effects you’re likely to have depend on the

type of cancer treatment you get.

NCCN Guidelines for Patients


Nausea and Vomiting, Version 1.2016


Preventing and


18 How are nausea and vomiting


19 How are nausea and vomiting treated?

22 Review