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Topics Covered

  • Causes of Chemotherapy Side Effects
  • Managing Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhea and Constipation
  • Practical Tips to Deal with Fatigue and Infection Control
  • Guidelines for Dental Care During Chemotherapy
  • Managing Mouth Sores and Dry Mouth
  • Describing Pain and Neuropathy to Your Health Care Team and Tips to Cope
  • Nutritional Concerns and Tips
  • Recommendations to Cope with Hair Loss
  • Questions for Our Panel of Experts

Our Panel of Experts

Steven M. Grunberg, MD
Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Vermont
Douglas E. Peterson, DMD, PhD, FDS RCSEd
Professor of Oral Medicine, Department of Oral Health and Diagnostic Sciences, School of Dental Medicine; Chair, Program in Head & Neck Cancer and Oral Oncology, Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Connecticut Health Center
Susan A. Derby, RN, MA, GNP-BC, ACHPN
Pain and Palliative Care Service, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Lesley Klein, MS, RD, CSO, LD/N
Medical Nutrition Therapist, The University of Miami Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
Carolyn Messner, DSW, MSW, OSW-C
Director of Education and Training, CancerCare


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Workshop Date

This workshop was originally recorded on July 25, 2012.

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The information presented in this workshop is provided for your general information only. It is not intended as medical advice and should not be relied upon as a substitute for consultations with qualified health professionals who are aware of your specific situation. We encourage you to take information and questions back to your individual health care provider as a way of creating a dialogue and partnership about your cancer and your treatment.