NCCN Guidelines for Patients
Nausea and Vomiting, Version 1.2016
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Where can you go for more
Many cancer centers or local hospitals have
complementary therapy programs that offer
acupuncture, yoga, and other types of therapy. The
goal is to prevent or help you cope with side effects.
You can also speak with a social worker, psychologist,
or other mental health professional if you have any
issues or need guidance. There may be national
organizations or local groups in the community who
can give information in booklet form (like this one).
You can search online resources, or find free support
groups in your area. (See
Part 5, Resources
Doctors also need to do their part and stay on top of
the latest data from research done on anti-nausea
and vomiting therapies. Ask your doctor about current
information on how to prevent and treat nausea and
vomiting. Learn about online and print resources on
side effects. Discuss and decide with your treatment
team what works best for you when it comes to side
• Taking good care of yourself is the most important
thing you can do at this time.
• It is important to take your anti-nausea and
vomiting medicine as prescribed.
• Many cancer centers or hospitals have
complementary therapy programs.