Cancer specialists treating cancer with drugs will have to know how to manage nausea and vomiting associated with cancer chemotherapy. Nausea refers to the unpleasant feeling of wanting to vomit. For some people, it can worse than vomiting.
At OncoCare Cancer Centre, we sometimes see patients who have received a report and are confused by the cancer names or terminology. Some patients have been informed by their treating doctor or surgeon that they have a lump removed and that it is a tumor (or tumour). They next receive a report that may be difficult to understand. What is the difference between the different terminologies?