Test Your Chemotherapy IQ

  • The goal of chemotherapy is to:

    Cure cancer

    Keep cancer from spreading

    Relieve cancer symptoms

    All of the above

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

    True

    False

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  • Chemotherapy is given by:

    Injection

    Mouth

    Intravenous line (IV)

    Correct Answer
  • Chemotherapy is usually given in cycles.

    True

    False

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  • Taking vitamins and dietary supplements during chemotherapy:

    Is always a good idea

    Is always dangerous

    May be OK if you check with your doctor

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

    Hair

    Lining of the digestive tract

    Bone marrow

    All of the above

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

    True

    False

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  • To cope with a poor appetite during chemotherapy:

    Eat low-calorie foods

    Only eat when you are hungry

    Eat 5 or 6 small meals a day

    Correct Answer
  • To prevent infections during or soon after chemotherapy:

    Be careful what you eat or drink

    Wash your hands often

    Stay away from crowds and people were sick

    Be careful with pets and animals

    All of the above

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  • It's impossible to work while receiving chemotherapy.

    True

    False

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