A doctor talking to a patient in an exam room

Starting Chemotherapy: A Comic

You've been diagnosed with blood cancer. What comes next? Usually, it's treatment. There are many different treatments for blood cancer, one of the most well known being chemotherapy. You may know that chemotherapy works by killing cancer cells (and other healthy cells too), but everything else is still a mystery you are about to uncover.

Starting treatment, whether it's chemo or something else, can be a scary experience. There are many unknowns and of course, the different side effects that are often par for the course.

In this comic, Blood-Cancer.com advocate Daniel Malito, shares what starting chemo can feel like.

A man being told he needs chemo.A man being told he needs chemo asks if it is dangerousA doctor tells a man who needs chemo that it is safe.A man walks in to administer chemo in protective gear.

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