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Managing Side Effects of Cancer and its Treatments (AAN)

Campaign Series: Choosing Wisely
Medical Category: Procedures
Article Type: Advice
Language: Plain English, Spanish
Affiliation: American Academy of Nursing
Format: PDF
Most recent update: 09/07/2016
Cancer and cancer treatments can cause serious symptoms and side effects. You may have pain or trouble breathing. You may feel very tired. Fortunately, there are ways to manage many common side effects. But some methods used to manage symptoms and side effects do not work. And some proven methods are often overlooked.