WHEN TO CALL THE DOCTOR RIGHT AWAY
Southern Tier Cancer Care
(716) 372 1046
The doctor should be notified immediately if you have any of the following symptoms while on chemotherapy as they may indicate an emergency.
Symptoms denoting Infection:
* Temperature greater than 100.4 degrees F
* New onset of chills, shakes, or night sweats
* New onset of cough or sore throat
* Uncontrollable or prolonged nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea
* Burning feeling while urinating
Symptoms denoting Bleeding Problems:
* Blood in the urine or stool, bleeding of gums or nose, easy bruising.
* New onset of diarrhea
Do not start any new medication, including Tylenol or Aspirin, to control your fever unless you have first checked with your doctor.
Please Call Right Away with Any Problems
STCC Office Hours:
* Monday-Thursday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.
* Friday 8:00 AM to 1:30 PM
* Lunch Hours 11.30 AM to 12.30 PM
Emergency Contact after office hours:
- (716) 559-1105 (Answering Service) or (716) 375-4149 (OGH ER) or Primary physician
- Proceed directly to the emergency room for any emergencies.
WHEN YOU GO TO THE EMERGENCY ROOM- ALWAYS TAKE YOUR TREATMENT DETAILS