Side Effects

American Cancer Society (ACS)
800-227-2345 (or 866-228-4327 for TTY)
Describes various forms of treatment and how to cope with the anticipated side effects.

Cancer Care
800-813-HOPE (4673)
Provides an extensive list of publications on managing the side effects of chemotherapy. (Chemotherapy side effects) (Radiation side effects)
Gives simple explanations of chemotherapy and radiation treatment side effects; sponsored by the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

Caring 4 Cancer
Discusses common as well as less common side effects of both chemotherapy and radiation treatment.

National Cancer Institute (NCI)
National Institute of Health (NIH) (Chemotherapy side effects) (Radiation side effects)
800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237)
Offers fact sheets on the side effects of both chemotherapy and radiation therapy.

Houses an extensive collection of articles on the side effects from nearly every form of cancer treatment.