Side Effects

Watch patient-friendly videos about the side effects of cancer and cancer treatment, as well as some ways to cope with side effects.


December 29, 2015

Dr. Jyoti Patel discusses the possible side effects of chemotherapy for cancer treatment.  She shares about the medical advances to managing these side effects and advice on how to talk to your health care team.

November 24, 2014

In this video, Dr. Don Dizon gives an overview of sexual health and cancer, including the physical side effects and emotional issues that men and women may face. Dr. Dizon shares practical advice for discussing sexual health with the cancer care team and the personalized approaches to sexual health to consider. 

October 22, 2014

This patient education video offers an introduction to palliative care, which provides support and relief to any person from the symptoms of cancer or side effects of treatment, regardless of age or type and stage of disease. 

May 29, 2014

Dr. Gregory Reaman gives an overview of childhood cancer survivorship and the importance of follow-up care after treatment is complete.

May 29, 2014

Dr. Lisa Diller outlines the importance of watching for late effects of treatment for childhood cancer survivors.

February 22, 2011

Dr. Robert Miller gives an introduction to survivorship and life following cancer treatment.

October 4, 2010

Dr. Eric Winer outlines some self-image and body image changes a woman may encounter due to breast cancer treatment, along with coping strategies.