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Chemotherapy kills cancer cells in the body. Patients usually undergo chemotherapy in conjunction with surgery and radiation therapy. Chemo drugs are administered by IV, injection, or oral medication.  Combinations of drugs are the most effective in attacking cancer cell. Side effects of chemotherapy include nausea, vomiting, hair loss and fatigue.

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  Q. I'm scheduled to have chemotherapy. The doctor says it's AC and Taxol [or Taxotere]. What does that mean, exactly?   A. Among the five most common types of chemotherapies for breast cancer, AC is probably the MOST common drug combination given to women whose cancer hasn't spread to the lymph nodes. The treatment includes…

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Phyllis Johnson, Health Guide, commented on chemo is causing fingertips, hands,feet… Catc, I'm sorry that you are still having this problem. After six…

04/19/15

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Phyllis Johnson, Health Guide, answered Much needed help for chemo cycles I'm sorry to hear that your mom has breast cancer. As PJ points out, we aren't…

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, commented on Been There, Done That: Insider Tips for… Thanks for adding your good advice here, Phyllis. We all have different…

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, answered Will a lower dose of Tamoxifen allow… Thanks for the additional feedback, Kev. You sound like a good man; we…

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