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If you are about to start chemotherapy treatments, it’s normal to feel a little nervous as you head to your first infusion appointment.
You’re hoping for a comfortable experience, but you may be there for up to several hours — it all depends on your individual chemotherapy plan.
Ask your doctor in advance what to expect. It also helps to have some ideas in mind for passing the time and keeping your mind off your treatment, especially if you can’t bring a family member or friend.
How can you plan to make your chemotherapy session more comfortable? Below are seven must-haves to pack in your chemo bag:
Learn about support services available to help you through your cancer journey.
Learn more about cancer care at Edward-Elmhurst Health.
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