Side Effect Management

The following is a guide to many common side effects and how to manage them. It is important to keep your Cancer Center medical team informed of all side effects, and know when to call for medical assistance.

Please call your Cancer Center if you experience the following:

  • Fever, chills or temperature of 100.5 or greater
  • Vomiting or uncontrolled nausea
  • Diarrhea not controlled by Imodium AD
  • Shortness of breath
  • If you are unsteady, dizzy or lightheaded
  • Mouth sores

Holland Cancer Center                                        (616) 399-6500
Lacks Cancer Center at St. Mary’s                     (616) 685-5600
Lemmen-Holton Cancer Pavilion                         (616) 954-9800
Muskegon Cancer Center                                   (231) 737-3469