Where comfortable clothes; bring a sweater if you get cold easily.
Yes. You can drive yourself to your appointments, as long as you feel well enough to do so and are not under the influence of sedating medication.
You will most likely feel as you would normally. The effects of chemotherapy do not usually start immediately, when you’re receiving it.
If you start to feel ill from the chemotherapy, it generally begins around the second or third day following chemo. You will be given prescriptions for anti-nausea medication prior to your chemo treatments.
The “Chemotherapy and You” book is a great resource for symptom management; you will receive this book at your first chemo appointment.
Whether you loose your hair will depend on the chemotherapy you receive. Not all chemo treatments include hair loss as a side effect.
More information on what to expect before, during and after your procedure or treatment can be found in the Chemotherapy video, located here.