How to Manage Your Symptoms

Cancer Symptom assessment guides

Guides for patients

If you have cancer you may get side effects from treatment or symptoms from the cancer. Cancer Care Ontario (CCO) created 10 patient guides to help you and your loved ones manage your symptoms. The guides are filled with easy to understand, practical tips for what you should do and when to get help from your healthcare team. You can find guides on a full range of symptom topics on the CCO website.

Symptom Guides

  • Fatigue
  • Nausea & Vomiting
  • Pain
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Loss of Appetite
  • Shortness of Breath (dyspnea)
  • Mouth Problems
  • Fever