Managing the Side Effects of Chemotherapy

Most people are aware of the widely known and visible side effects of chemotherapy like hair loss and nausea. There are also common but less visible side effects of chemotherapy. Febrile neutropenia (FN) is a serious side effect of chemotherapy for breast and other cancers.

Watch this short video to learn more about managing the side effects of chemotherapy.

Get the latest issue of Network News!

CBCN’s Spring 2015 issue of Network News is now available! In this issue, you’ll find articles on the High Risk Breast Cancer Project, a patient’s story in her own words and the soothing effects of music therapy and qigong, among many other topics. You can read Network News online here or request a free hard copy by sending your mailing address to Wendy at

Congratulations to Kathleen Hill of Prince Edward Island, who wins a draw for a $200 gift card from Chapters/Indigo for those who completed a survey about CBCN’s magazine, Network News!

Order CBCN’s workshop kit Intimacy After Breast Cancer: A program for young women

CBCN, along with clinical psychologist and breast cancer survivor Dr. Sally Kydd, has developed a workshop titled "Intimacy After Breast Cancer: A Program for Young Women" to address sexuality and intimacy issues after a breast cancer diagnosis. Developed for qualified professionals and community organizations, this unique resource will provide facilitators with the ability to address these important needs in a compassionate and informative nature.

Click here to find out how to host this workshop in your community.

La Vie en Rose through its Roses of Hope Foundation donates $5,000 in support of CBCN’s Never Too Young handbook

CBCN gratefully acknowledges La Vie en Rose through its Roses of Hope Foundation for their generous donation that will support the reprint of our popular handbook Never Too Young: Psychosocial Information and Support for Young women with Breast Cancer. This helpful guide addresses the unique challenges that young women with breast cancer face and offers guidance to help them make the best decisions for their personal well-being during diagnosis, treatment and recovery.

To order a copy, email Rebecca at


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Last updated: July 21, 2015