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Chemotherapy Class

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Welcome to Chemotherapy Class

The four video series will provide information for before and during treatment, how chemotherapy works and effects on blood cells, potential side effects, when to call the office and additional resources.

The best way to review the information is to watch each video and view the linked documents.



1. Introduction, Before and During Treatment

2. Chemotherapy and Blood Cells Chemo

3. Potential Side Effects


Keep in mind that the side effects may happen to you or may not happen at all.  Every slide has how to manage that side effect at home and when to call the office.

Questions or comments?  Please contact:

Patient Educator