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Cancer survivors often experience side effects due to cancer and cancer treatments. These effects can be short term or long term. Some side effects happen during treatment. Others can occur once treatment ends. There are many ways to manage side effects—lifestyle changes, nutrition, exercise, medication, and others.

For tips on managing your symptoms, just click on the side effect below:

Tracking Side Effects

 Tracking side effects can help you better manage your side effects. By tracking daily, you may be able to detect patterns that can help you cope with side effects. See if any trends develop. For example:

  • Does a large breakfast keep you energized throughout the day?
  • Is a certain food maybe causing you to experience gas or bloating?
  • Does skipping lunch make you feel nauseated later in the day?

Once you know what makes your side effects better or worse, you can adjust your routine to make your side effects manageable. Share your log with your healthcare team. Your doctor can determine if you need medication to help your side effects or if you need to change the dosage of your current medications.

To track your side effects, you can download the free LLS Health Manager app or print the Food Intake & Side Effects Log Worksheet.

Eat To Fight: The Side Effects of Cancer and Treatment

Video Series

Side Effects Webinars

Previously Recorded Webinars with Strategies To Manage Side Effects