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Alternate Names : Antineoplastic Medications, Anticancer Medications

Chemotherapy | Preparation & Expectations | Home Care and Complications

What happens right after the procedure?

Before chemotherapy medicines are given, the person will receive medicines that help prevent or lessen side effects. After the procedure, additional medicines are given if needed. Also, the person will be sent home with instructions on how to manage expected side effects. The person will be told how to reach the healthcare provider to report problems.

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Chemotherapy: Home Care and Complications

Author: Miriam P. Rogers, EdD, RN, AOCN, CNS
Reviewer: Melissa Sanders, PharmD
Date Reviewed: 07/28/01

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