Chemotherapy affects everyone differently. How you feel during your treatment and which chemotherapy side effects you experience will depend on a variety of factors, such as the type of cancer you have, the type of chemotherapy and any other treatments you receive, and your own personal health.
Although many people are able to stay positive, starting treatment can be scary. Chemotherapy saves lives, but there are also many possible side effects and it’s natural to worry about how you will cope.
We asked our Facebook community how they mentally prepared themselves for chemotherapy. Here’s some of the thoughts and tips they shared: