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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 having FEC chemotherapy, which all I know involves three barely pronounceable words. What is it?A. Have you heard about FEC in the news? Well, that’s the Federal Election Commission, reporting on political finagling. Your FEC stands for fluorouracil (5FU); epirubicin (Ellence); and cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan). Don’t worry, there…

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, answered I'm thinking of having my expanders… First of all, I'm sorry you're having to go through so much pain from the…

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide, answered Weight gain after breast cancer This is a tough one, PG - and I'm sorry you're going through it. While tamoxifen doesn't…

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pink girl, Community Member, asked Weight gain after breast cancer Hi ladies, it has been a while since I came on the site. I have a problem I have…

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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…

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