Questions related to nausea and vomiting, answered by experts in the field.
|Nausea and Vomiting|
Dear OncoLink "Ask the Experts," What is nausea and vomiting? What can I do to prevent it? When should I call my doctor about it? How is it treated? Karen Bruchak, RN, MSN, MBA, of the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania responds: What is Nausea and Vomiting? Nausea means being sick to
|Vomiting during tube feeding|
Dear OncoLink "Ask The Experts," My brother has throat cancer. He is being fed by a stomach tube. He gets the bulk of his feeding at night. He has been vomiting. So much that he has lost 32 pounds. The doctors are saying the reason for his vomiting is that the radiation is making his saliva thick. I have worked with people who are being tube fed. I
|Nausea and Vomiting with Whole Brain Radiotherapy|
Dear OncoLink "Ask The Experts," After a 3 year remission from breast cancer, my sister was diagnosed with a single brain metastasis in November. This was surgically removed, and then a 10-day course of whole brain radiotherapy (WBRT) began on January 3. Within four hours of her first treatment, she began to feel nausea which progressively got