Action Cards: Anemia & Bleeding

Use these card decks to help manage your symptoms from cancer treatment.

 

Anemia & Bleeding

Some cancer treatments as well as cancer itself can increase your risk of anemia, bleeding, and bruising. Find out what you can do to manage these symptoms.

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  • Eat iron-rich foods. Help ease your anemia with red meat, beans, or dark leafy greens.

  • Take supplements. Iron, Vitamin B12, and folate all help produce red blood cells.

  • Avoid sharp objects. Reduce your chances of bleeding by staying away from razors and other sharp things.

  • Stay moisturized. Use lip balm and body lotion to keep your skin from cracking.

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