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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Depends: It will depend on the type of cancer & the biology of cancer . Different cancer requires different approach and treatment. However i think the answer ... Read More
Dr. Robert Warner
40 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Targets: In my opinion our ability to tailor meds to bind only to specific proteins, which are hopefully only on cancer cells has made anticancer medicines muc ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Noga
34 years experience Medical Oncology
Drugs for cancer: Various drugs are using alone or in combination to treat cancer. Collectively, they are called chemotherapy and can be used as single agents or in com ... Read More
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Cancer drug: Chemotherapy is a general term for cancer fighting medicine. It can be given orally, intravenously, or sometimes given through to the spinal fluid. It ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Chemotherapy: Is a fairly broad term to describe medications given to treat cancer. This is not necessarily limited to intravenous drugs.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Geisler
27 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
Chemotherapy: Chemotherapy is a very broad term. Each agent works differently. Some replace parts of the dna of fast growing cells, some attack the way dna is repai ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Axel Martinez-Irizarry
17 years experience Family Medicine
Individualized: Some people tolerate chemotherapy well, and some have very severe side effects, usually weakness, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea, and/or hair loss dep ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Nothing different th: Chemotherapy is use of drugs to treat cancer. Many of these drugs are quite similar to receiving other drugs like IV antibiotics. Chemotherapy does ha ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Chevlen
47 years experience Medical Oncology
Pills for cancer: Chemotherapy means drugs used to treat cancer. Most chemotherapy is given by injection, but some important chemotherapy drugs are taken by mouth, eit ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
47 years experience Radiation Oncology
It ranges from: Astoundingy beneficial (testis, lymphoma, leukemia. Myeloma, small cell lung) to pretty much worthless ... To any cancer after two lines of treatment, ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Rivera Jimenez
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Chemotherapy: Chemotherapy can have many side effects. If you are receiving chemotherapy the benefit may outweight the risk. Talk to your oncologist about side effe ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christian Schultheis
24 years experience Hematology and Oncology
It can : Some chemotherapy can damage the stem cells and lead to a secondary cancer. Usually the benefits outweigh the risks. The risk is low, about 1-2%. C ... Read More

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