Adjusting to Changes: Preparing and Starting Cancer Treatment
Living with cancer and getting started on treatment can be worrying. Having the right knowledge can help you pull through your cancer journey.
These videos will give you information on how to overcome the physical and emotional challenges of living with cancer.
We will talk about:
- The types of cancer treatment
- How patients receive chemotherapy
- Coping with the side effects of treatment
- Why food safety is important
- Coping with emotional stress
- How you can get support from our programmes at Parkway Cancer Centre
PART 1: INTRODUCTION AND TYPES OF CANCER TREATMENT
Learn the different types of cancer treatment, how chemotherapy works and how it is commonly given.
PART 2: SIDE EFFECTS OF CHEMOTHERAPY
Understand the common side-effects of chemotherapy and get some tips on how to manage them.
PART 3: FOOD SAFETY
Food safety practices help to reduce the risk of food borne illnesses and to improve overall outcome of the treatment. Learn about food safety practices when preparing food at home and, making safe food choices when eating out.
PART 4: MANAGING EMOTIONAL STRESS
Receiving a cancer diagnosis can be a challenging time for you and your loved ones. Learn how to build your resilience and get support during your cancer journey. We will share self-care tips for caregivers too.