Cancer Treatment: 5 common Health and Safety Risks

Staying safe while going through cancer treatment may seem overwhelming, but you can take an active role in maintaining your health by understanding common health and safety risks.

Cheryl Young, Director of Quality, Risk and Patient Safety at Cancer Treatment Centers of America Phoenix, offers tips and guidance on infections, viruses, drug interactions, slips and falls and food-borne illness. “Becoming educated about safety is a proactive step you can take to empower yourself,” she says. Learn more here.

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