Fighting cancer might be the toughest thing you ever have to do.
It’s a 24-hour-a-day job that can drain both your brain and your body.
Cancer can hit you on multiple fronts — the disease itself, the aggressive treatments used to fight it and the side effects of those treatments. Dealing with this barrage of physical effects takes its toll on you emotionally as well.
Learn more about some of the common physical and emotional effects and the steps you can take to mitigate these stressors.
Caring for scar tissue after cancer surgery
8 cancer treatment-related eye changes and how to manage them
How to cope with cold sensitivity during chemotherapy
How to manage nausea from cancer treatment
How I dealt with permanent hair loss and other side effects
Migraine headaches in cancer patients: How to prevent and treat them
Lost your sense of taste or smell? 8 tips for eating well
Chemotherapy side effect: hand-foot syndrome (palmar-plantar erythrodysesthesia)
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