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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 accept that I…

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Phyllis Johnson, Health Guide, commented on Forever Can Change: 10 Cancer Side… It's hard to be patient while waiting for those side effects to go away. …

06/16/16

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, commented on Long-term side effects of chemo with… Thanks for adding your good feedback here. I hope one day they'll come up…

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