Chemotherapy & Immunotherapy Instructions

In this video, we provide some follow-up instructions as you go forward with your chemotherapy or immunotherapy treatment. We share important instructions and information about your medications, side effects, nutrition and diet, and more, so please watch it in its entirety.

When should I call my doctor?

If you are currently receiving chemotherapy treatment, please call us immediately if you have any of the following symptoms:

  • A fever of 100.5 degrees or greater
  • Shaking or chills
  • A burning feeling when going to the bathroom
  • Severe cough or sore throat
  • Blood in urine, stool, or vomit
  • A bloody nose that will not stop
  • Red spots under your skin
  • Sudden confusion
  • Sudden or severe rash, hives, itching, or trouble breathing
  • If you have any redness, irritation, or swelling around your port
  • Any other sudden change in condition

During Business Hours

Monday through Thursday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Friday 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Call your physician’s nurse extension directly.

Our phone number is (217) 277-4070.

Dr. Ali – ext. 5563
Dr. Khoury – ext. 5599
Dr. Koduru – ext. 5561
Dr. Smith – ext. 5560
Lisa Knuffman, AOCNP – ext. 5572
Diana Veihl, NP – ext. 5572

After Hours

Please call (217) 222-2088.