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Cancer Institute

Cancer Symptom Management

Side effect and symptom management depends on the treatment modality or modalities received and how long it is taken. Some people may experience few to no side effects while others may experience more noticeable side effects. Fortunately, many of these side effects are manageable and able to be relieved. 

Please click on a topic and resource below for more information on various symptoms and side effects:

Anorexia/Appetite Loss/Nutrition  
Blood Counts  
Cognitive Dysfunction  
Dyspnea/Shortness of Breath  
The Jones Institute at West Penn Allegheny Health System is dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of infertility, using state-of-the-art techniques. The goal of the Jones Institute at West Penn Allegheny Health System is to help you realize your dream of having a family in the shortest time possible. Any evaluation(s), diagnosis or treatment will be provided by physicians, staff or independent contractors of West Penn Hospital or Allegheny General Hospital.
Caring for patient with cancer at home:
Nausea and Vomiting  
Skin Changes
Caring for the patient at home:
Sleep Disturbances  


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