Test Your Chemotherapy IQ

  • The goal of chemotherapy is to:

     

    A. Cure cancer

     

    B. Keep cancer from spreading

     

    C. Relieve cancer symptoms

     

    D. All of the above

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  • Chemotherapy is the best treatment for all forms of cancer.

     

    A. True

     

    B. False

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  • Chemotherapy is given by:

     

    A. Injection

     

    B. Mouth

     

    C. Intravenous line (IV)

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  • Chemotherapy is usually given in cycles.

     

    A. True

     

    B. False

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  • Taking vitamins and dietary supplements during chemotherapy:

     

    A. Is always a good idea

     

    B. Is always dangerous

     

    C. May be OK if you check with your doctor

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  • Besides attacking cancer cells, chemotherapy may damage healthy cells in the:

     

    A. Hair

     

    B. Lining of the digestive tract

     

    C. Bone marrow

     

    D. All of the above

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  • If you lose your hair during chemotherapy, it will never grow back.

     

    A. True

     

    B. False

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  • To cope with a poor appetite during chemotherapy:

     

    A. Eat low-calorie foods

     

    B. Only eat when you are hungry

     

    C. Eat 5 or 6 small meals a day

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  • To prevent infections during or soon after chemotherapy:

     

    A. Be careful what you eat or drink

     

    B. Wash your hands often

     

    C. Stay away from crowds and people were sick

     

    D. Be careful with pets and animals

     

    E. All of the above

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  • It's impossible to work while receiving chemotherapy.

     

    A. True

     

    B. False

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