Do's & Dont's for Cancer Patient on Chemotherapy
Make sure you tell your doctor about any other medications that you are taking.
Inform your doctor that you are pregnant or may be pregnant before starting treatment
Maintain good nutrition
Contact your doctor immediately in case of fever >100°f
Avoid crowded places and people with active infections (cold, flu, diarrhea, vomiting, chickenpox etc)
Ensure proper hygiene, wash your hands regularly before every meals and after using toilets.
Food hygiene is important. Consume only well cooked and fresh food.
Ensure that you get 7-8 hours of sleep everyday
Do not receive any kind of vaccination or immunisation without your doctor’s approval
Do not undergo invasive procedures like tooth extraction or other procedures without your doctor’s approval
Do not breastfeed while taking chemotherapy
Do not eat stored food, do not reheat food