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can chemo cause diabetes

A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gabriel Betancourt
10 years experience Family Medicine
Good Results!: Measuring the amount of Albumin in the urine is important for detecting the presence of kidney damage. Normal values are typically less than 30 mcg/mg ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience Medical Oncology
Many possible : Lots of things can cause that, some of which can be serious. I would contact his/her oncologist asap or visit the er.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes, abnormal sense: Chemo can alter the sense of smell and taste. Sour stomach due to increased acidity can also be a problem which may need antacids to correct it. Most ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sameer Gupta
17 years experience Medical Oncology
Perphaps : Depends on agent; more commonly, WBC stimulants (neulasta/ neupogen) more likey to cause back pain.
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
Cytotoxic: Chemotherapy will kill dividing cells - - cancer/lymphoma/leukemia count here, and why we use it, but bone marrow cells that make white cells and plat ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Solomon Katta
Specializes in Family Medicine
See your doc : adjuvant chemotherapy has many long term sequela including cognitive impairment. Depending on what type of breast cancer you have and if you have meta ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Can: Certain chemo like Taxol (paclitaxel) can give nail discoloration/nail changes.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes it can: 5 fu can cause nail discoloration.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Taste and smell: Alterations in taste and smell are common in patients receiving chemotherapy, and may lead to reduced appetite, low energy intake, and weight loss.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Noga
33 years experience Medical Oncology
Hopefully not: Most of the testing on new chemotherapy drugs centers on 2 things: the effectiveness of the drug against the particular cancer and the severity of si ... Read More
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