MANAGEMENT OF CHEMOTHERAPY NAUSEA AND EMESIS:
Chemotherapy has revolutionized cancer treatment, but it often comes with the side effect of nausea and vomiting, also known as chemotherapy induced nausea and emesis (CINV). These symptoms can significantly impact a patient’s quality of life and may even lead to treatment discontinuation. However, with advancements in supportive care, effective management strategies are available to alleviate chemotherapy-related nausea and emesis. This article explores the causes of CINV, risk factors, preventive measures, and treatment options, providing valuable insights for patients and healthcare professionals alike.