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The biggest thing he needs to do is stay hydrated. Chemo sucks the fluids from you and you really have to drink alot to keep get the fluids back. Losing too much fluid can make things much worse.
They should give him anti-nauseous meds as part of the chemo and he should take them according. He should not wait until he's nauseous to take the meds. Food can also start to taste funny so using plastic silverware can help along with eating food at room temperature (rather than hot).
The rest sometimes has to be played by ear since everyone's a bit different.
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