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Chemotherapy Information for Patients

There are several types of helpful information about chemotherapy from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and Chemocare.com in this section. These include:

  • Patient Education Publications available in PDF and most in Kindle or EPub format
  • Chemotherapy Medication Information from Chemocare.com which provides up-to-date chemotherapy information statements written at a patient level for most types of chemotherapy.

E-Book Publications from the National Cancer Institute

NCI's popular patient education publications are available in a variety of formats. Download one or more of these booklets to your e-book device, smartphone, or tablet for handy reference, or open them as a PDF directly in the browser. 



Treatments and Side Effects



Chemotherapy and You: Support for People With Cancer

Covers side effects that patients may have during chemotherapy and ways to manage them.



Understanding Chemotherapy

Get answers to commonly asked questions about chemotherapy using this interactive pamphlet.



Managing Chemotherapy Side Effects Fact Sheets

Get answers to commonly asked questions about chemotherapy using this interactive pamphlet.



Eating Hints: Before, During, and After Cancer Treatment

Covers eating problems that patients may have during treatment for cancer and ways to manage them.


Chemotherapy Drug Information from Chemocare.com

Find the latest information about chemotherapy drugs including how they work, their potential side effects, and self care tips while on these therapies. Click Learn More below to go to the Chemocare.com website.

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New Oral Chemotherapy Teaching Folder

For patients new to oral chemotherapy, this folder contains five information documents in PDF format that can help you. These can be viewed, downloaded and printed on your desktop or laptop computer, smartphone or tablet. Press or touch "Learn More" Below:

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