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Nausea and vomiting

Nausea and vomiting are upsetting symptoms that can have a big impact on your well-being. They often happen together, but not always. Nausea is an upset or queasy stomach that makes you feel like you may throw up (vomit). Vomiting is 'throwing-up' the food and liquid in your stomach through your mouth.

Talk to your health care team.

  • Call the Odette Cancer Centre at 416-480-5000, Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Call the after-hours telephone line at 1-877-681-3057, Monday to Friday, 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 a.m. on weekends and statutory holidays. If you are on a clinical trial, do not call the after-hours telephone line. Call the number given to you by your health care team.
  • The Patient and Family Support Office offers services to help with emotional, social and financial support, rehabilitation, and clinical nutrition.

In case of emergency, please call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room.

Need help finding health information? Email us at patienteducation@sunnybrook.ca.