Supportive Symptom Management

The following information is helpful for you and your loved ones to know what to expect with certain treatments, and includes answers to commonly asked questions. 

Below is a list of doucments in PDF format to help you.

Understanding Your Blood Counts

More on NEUTROPENIA & your risk for infection

Guide to Managing Common Side Effects

Chemotherapy and You

Eating Hints

Chemotherapy Side Effects Series

Chemotherapy Side Effect Series has practical steps and advice to help you manage eighteen (18) different side effects from chemotherapy, so you feel better during treatment:

  • Anemia (PDF)
  • Appetite changes (PDF)
  • Bleeding problems (PDF)
  • Constipation (PDF)
  • Diarrhea (PDF)
  • Fatigue (PDF)
  • Hair loss (PDF)
  • Infection (PDF)
  • Memory changes (PDF)
  • Mouth and throat changes (PDF)
  • Nausea and vomiting (PDF)
  • Nerve changes (PDF)
  • Pain (PDF)
  • Sexual and fertility changes in men (PDF)
  • Sexual and fertility changes in women (PDF)
  • Skin and nail changes (PDF)
  • Swelling (PDF)
  • Urination changes (PDF)

 This content is provided by the National Cancer Institute (

Nutritional Series

Adding Protein to Your Diet

The Best Food Sources of Calcium From Food

General Guidelines for Decreasing Triglycerides and Cholesterol Levels

General Guidelines for Diabetics

Tips for Handling Diarrhea

Food Safety for Cancer Care

Foods for Good Health

Food Sources of Magnesium

Food Sources High in Potassium

Dealing with Taste Changes

Monitoring Vitamin K in Your Diet