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Chemotherapy Side Effects

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Chemotherapy is a powerful drug-based treatment that attempts to erradicate the body of cancer cells.  The potency of the drugs cause often severe side effects in patients including hair loss, mouth sores and nausea, to name a few.  Patients undergoing chemotherapy are given anti-nausea medications to ease their symptoms.

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  Hi everyone!  So I'm sure a lot of you are dealing with your hair falling out from chemo. And if you're like me, and cancer treatment pushed you into early menopause (I'm in my late 20s), then you absolutely understand the agony of hot flashes and being hot all the time.  This time that I have been away, I have been trying to…

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, answered Chemo smell is the worst side effect.… Have you tried wearing a mask? Since there's nothing you can do to prevent…

01/06/12

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, commented on When Breast Cancer Treatment Becomes… Kristin, we can disagree without resorting to judging/labeling people, OK?…

09/08/11

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Phyllis Johnson, Health Guide, commented on Seeing again! What wonderful news!  You will have to start a new quilt now that you can see again.  Quite a…

09/04/11

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, answered Has anyone experienced weight loss and… Nulia, I'm sorry you're experiencing such tough side effects. Please do…

07/15/11

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