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Helpful Products & Gifts During Chemotherapy

Wondering how to make the side-effects of chemotherapy easier to tolerate? Are you at a loss how to help a loved one or friend with breast cancer? Here is a list of product suggestions that would be useful and thoughtful for anyone going through breast cancer chemotherapy.

• Wrap/shawl – you can get very cold during chemotherapy

• Water bottles – stay hydrated during chemotherapy, great for ice chips

• Notebooks – to help keep track of questions for your doctor, medications taken, notes on doctor’s appointments

• Journals & pens – journaling is very therapeutic, it relieves stress and helps you focus your thoughts

• Meditation CDs – meditations to help you cope with chemotherapy

• Stress Relief CDs – meditations to calm and reduce stress and relieve fatigue

• Organic teas – mint and ginger help with nausea you may feel after chemotherapy

• Ginger chews – help with chemotherapy nausea

• Lemon candies – cuts the metallic taste in your mouth that chemotherapy can produce.

• Tote-bags – help you keep everything close at hand during your chemo session – books, snacks, water etc.

• Eyebrow powder and stencil – fill in sparse brows when hair is lost

• Sunhats and warm beanies – to protect your head from sun and cold

• Books & Magazines

• Hand sanitizer – alcohol-based, for use when washing with soap and water isn’t available.

• Lip balm