Getting cancer is like a bomb going off in your life. Having chemotherapy can feel like another bomb. When faced with chemotherapy, you have many questions--but searching for answers on the internet can be overwhelming and pamphlets from your oncologist don't begin to tell you all you need to know. In Braving Chemo, Harvard-educated physician and cancer survivor Beverly A. Zavaleta MD combines her medical expertise with a survivor's insight to provide practical advice for both chemotherapy patients and cancer caregivers. This book will give you clear answers to your most urgent chemotherapy questions, such as: How to keep your hair from falling out What to eat, and how to prevent nausea How to face tough feelings such as fear of dying Braving Chemo is a valuable resource about what to expect during chemo, how to minimize the side effects and how to live life as normally as possible when life itself is on the line.