Patient Education Videos

On this page you will find videos that will walk you through some of our patient education resources.

Some of the topics you will find on this page include:

 

Chemotherapy: Introduction and Overview

This video will introduce you to the basics of chemotherapy and help orient you to the Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario. By the end of this video, you should be able to:

• Describe the chemotherapy treatment cycle
• Explain the locations of where you will receive your cancer care
• Identify the different roles that make up the patient care team
• Talk about the chemotherapy experience and looking after your emotional health

 

Chemotherapy Treatment Cycle

This video will provide you with information about your chemotherapy treatment experience. In this video we will discuss the chemotherapy treatment cycle, including how you can prepare and what you can expect while you are receiving care. By the end of this video you should be able to:

• Describe the purpose of a clinic and treatment visits
• Describe what will happen and how to prepare when attending a clinic and treatment visit
• Describe how to call for help if you experience a change in your condition or if you have questions or concerns

 

Chemotherapy Side Effects

In this video we will discuss the symptoms that you may experience as a result of the side effects of your chemotherapy treatment. By the end of this video, you should be able to:

• Recognize side effects as a result of chemotherapy
• Describe how to respond if you experience side effects
• Describe safe handling instructions for body fluids

 

Flu Vaccine and Cancer Treatment

People receiving cancer treatment often wonder if they can get the flu vaccine. This video includes general information about the flu vaccine for people receiving cancer treatment and answers some frequently asked questions. Talk to your cancer care team if you have any questions or concerns or read this pamphlet for more information

 

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