Side effects related to mouth, oesophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, rectum, anus, liver, pancreas, and gallbladder.
nephrotoxicity and changes in glomerular filtration
inability to urinate
The following health professionals can help with Urinary side effects. Follow the links below to learn more.
Acupuncture Therapists are people skilled in the practice of acupuncture, which is a family of procedures involving stimulation of anatomical locations on or in the skin by a variety of techniques.
Acupuncture creates a variety of health-improving effects, including alleviating pain, allowing for the reduction of pain medication and/or reduce its side effects, and improving the patient’s quality of life.
Cancer Exercise Therapist:
Cancer Exercise Therapist main role is to help people achieve optimal health by providing information and advice about exercise.
Breast cancer patients participating in an exercise intervention indicated that the chemotherapy-related muscle and joint pain was not aggravated by training.
Exercise Physiologists are university qualified allied health professionals, who specialise in clinical exercise interventions for persons at high-risk of developing, or with existing chronic and complex medical conditions and injuries. These interventions are provided by exercise delivery including health and physical activity education, advice and support and lifestyle modification with a strong focus on achieving behavioural change.
Short-term physical activity programs reduce pain in cancer survivors.
Naturopaths provide a complimentary medicine, by employing a wide array of “”natural”” treatments, including herbal medicine, diet and lifestyle counselling.
Chemotherapy induced peripheral neuropathy and neuropathic pain may be minimised by concurrent treatment with various nutritional supplements including vitamin E, vitamin B6, omega 3 fatty acids and acetyl-L-carnitine.
Physiotherapists are health care professionals concerned with human function, movement and maximising potential. A physiotherapist aims to improve physical activity, confidence, well-being and quality of life by improving physical and functional independence, refining movement, offering support and restoring a measure of control. They are comprehensively skilled to analyse, promote, maintain and restore the needs of the whole person.
Studies show that transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation can be safely used for the reduction of pain and is effective on patients with advanced lung cancer.
Pilates Instructors teach and coach groups or individuals in the fitness program referred to as Pilates. An instructor helps his students use Pilates to promote overall health, improve muscle tone and strength, and achieve better posture. Typically, Pilates instructors know hundreds of different exercises and can teach them to a general group or modify them to fit the needs of particular types of students. These instructors may even work with students as they recover from injuries or struggle with chronic health problems.
Breast cancer patients participating in a multimodal exercise intervention indicate that chemotherapy-related muscle and joint pain was not aggravated by training.