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Chemotherapy Information for Patients

There are several types of helpful information about chemotherapy from Florida Hospital Cancer Institute (FHCI), the National Cancer Institute (NCI), and Medline Plus in this section. These include:

  • Chemotherapy Education Video for FHCI patients which discusses what to expect prior to receiving chemotherapy.
  • NCI Patient Education Publications available in PDF, Kindle, or EPub format.
  • Medication Information from Medline Plus which includes information about your chemotherapy and other prescription drugs and over-the-counter medicines. Includes side effects, dosage, special precautions, and more.

Chemotherapy Education Video from FHCI


FHCI has developed an education video that discusses what to expect prior to receiving chemotherapy. For questions or for more information:

Call:  
(407) 303-5999


Chemotherapy E-Book Publications from the National Cancer Institute



Chemotherapy and You: Support for People With Cancer

Covers side effects that patients may have during chemotherapy and ways to manage them.



Understanding Chemotherapy

Get answers to commonly asked questions about chemotherapy using this interactive pamphlet.



Managing Chemotherapy Side Effects Fact Sheets

The NCI's series of eighteen (18) side effects sheets – each with practical steps, tips, and advice to help you manage side effects from chemotherapy, so you feel better during treatment.



Eating Hints: Before, During, and After Cancer Treatment

Covers eating problems that patients may have during treatment for cancer and ways to manage them.



Medline Plus logo and link to medications

Drug Information including Chemotherapy from MedLine Plus

Learn about your chemotherapy and other prescription drugs including over-the-counter medicines. These user-friendly patient oriented drug statements include chemotherapy, cancer side effects drugs, dosage, special precautions, and more.

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How to download and view eBooks:

NCI's popular patient education publications are available in a variety of formats. Download one or more of these booklets to your e-book device, smartphone, or tablet for handy reference, or open them as a PDF directly in the browser. 


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