Chemotherapy is the use of drugs to kill bacteria, viruses, fungi, and cancer cells. Most commonly, the term is used to refer to cancer-killing drugs. This article focuses on cancer chemotherapy.
Cancer chemotherapy; Cancer drug therapy; Cytotoxic chemotherapy
Chemotherapy drugs can be given by mouth or injection. Because the medicines travel through the bloodstream to the entire body, chemotherapy is considered a body-wide (systemic)...Read more
Beth’s blog this week riffs on last Sunday’s New York Times article on chemo brain, titled “Chemotherapy Fog Is No Longer Ignored as... Read more »
Q. What with all the side effects I had during chemotherapy, I really wasn’t in the mood for sex very often. And now that I’m done with chemo,... Read more »
After my breast cancer diagnosis and lumpectomy, I believed that, unlike other women with my diagnosis, I did not need chemotherapy -- that my cancer... Read more »
Part II: Managing Through Treatment Ready, Set, Go Before each chemo session, a nurse will draw blood to check your blood counts. If they are not in... Read more »