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You must have a referral to book an appointment in the clinic. Your care team will set up any appointments or consultations you may need with our team.
Chemotherapy is a treatment that uses chemicals to kill fast-growing cells in your body. Chemotherapy is effective for treating cancer, since cancer cells grow and multiply much more quickly than most cells in the body. Chemotherapy drugs can be used alone or in combination to treat a wide variety of cancers.
There are a variety of settings in which chemotherapy may be used in people with cancer:
If you require treatment, you will be given an orientation session where you will learn about the treatment side effects. You will be given a tour of the clinic and information about the services available to you.
You will be asked to come to the clinic the day before your treatment to have your blood work done. This allows the team to evaluate the blood results prior to treatment.
Everyone responds to chemotherapy differently, and some of the side effects can be unpleasant. It is good for you to know which side effects require the help of a health care professional. Please seek medical attention from your nearest emergency department if you experience the following symptoms:
An after hours clinic is available for any questions or concerns you may have after the clinic is closed.