Starting Chemotherapy: What to Expect

Breast cancer can be treated in several ways depending on the stage of the cancer. One of the treatment options is chemotherapy. Even though much has changed in chemotherapy over the last few years, not all chemotherapy treatments are the same and the treatments will vary from patient to patient. Patients should learn as much information as possible before their treatments begin.

Read more about how genetic testing can reduce chemotherapy use in breast cancer patients.

Starting chemotherapy treatment can be scary and overwhelming, but hearing stories from other patients can be reassuring. In this video shared by the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in 2013,  breast cancer patient Joanna shares her fears and doubts about the disease and about her chemotherapy experience.

Hair loss is one of chemotherapy’s side effects. Here are some tips on how to manage it.

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