Some of us need to have chemotherapy which sounds really scary. In this section you will find a lot of information on how to prepare for chemo, what chemo is like and how to deal with the side effects.
Oh no I need chemo: what is chemo? Sara’s top twelve things to know about chemotherapy.
Chemo prep and planning part 1: Hospital visit and low immunity – How to prepare for your low immunity and the importance of visiting the chemo ward.
Chemo prep and planning part 2: Your chemo bag – What to take with you to your chemotherapy appointments.
Chemo prep and planning part 3: Visiting the dentist – The importance of getting your dental health in tip top condition before chemo starts.
Chemo prep and planning part 4: Getting organised at home – What you need to organise at home before starting chemo treatment.
Chemo prep and planning part 5: Toiletries and medications – What to get stocked up on before chemo starts.
Chemo prep and planning part 6: Chemo day! – What to expect on the day of chemo.
Eating and drinking your way through chemo – Advice on what to eat to help with nausea, mouth issues and to be healthy during chemo.
Is this normal? Common side effects and how to help them – Advice on alleviating the side effects of chemo.
To wig or not to wig: hair loss – Advice on all aspects of hair loss from chemo.
Chemo prep and planning tick off checklist (printable) – A printable checklist of what to buy and organise before chemo starts.