Chemo Tip - Avoid Infections

Chemotherapy is a common & effective way to treat cancer. Chemotherapy side effects such as infection and other immune related illnesses are possible.

Chemotherapy is the most common and effective way to treat cancer. But the treatment leaves you with various chemotherapy side effects, such as the propensity for infections and other immune related illnesses. It is very important to stay healthy during treatment so remember to wash your hands regularly, avoid people who are sick, and protect yourself from cuts and scraps. In this video, Dr. Paul Knoepflmacher shares a few tips on how to stay infection-free during chemotherapy.

Paul Knoepflmacher, MD

This video features Paul Knoepflmacher, MD. Dr. Knoepflmacher is a clinical instructor of medicine at The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, where he also maintains a private practice.

Duration: 1:27. Last Updated On: Nov. 8, 2017, 6:14 p.m.
Reviewed by: Dr Helen Maliagros Scott, Preeti Parikh, MD . Review date: May 26, 2017
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