The medications used to kill cancer cells are very powerful. If you are handling or receiving these drugs, you should take precautions to keep yourself — and everyone else — safe.
A cancer diagnosis brings about many lifestyle changes and may have far-reaching implications. Some patients face immediate challenges during treatment as they adapt to their new lifestyle. Both patients and caregivers may find themselves researching topics such as catheter use, inserting tubes into veins and getting a chestport implanted.