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what are the side effects of treatment for hodgkin's disease?

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Dr. Gregg Albers
41 years experience Addiction Medicine
Treatment: Surgery is the most serious treatment, and has many possible side effects, but removes the bulk of the tumor. Radiation therapy can be used to help reduce the tumor size or treat the area of the tumor, and can cause skin irritation and some scarring. Chemotherapy can be used to treat the tumor or treat the spread of the tumor, and can have some uncomfortable side effects, nausea, weakness, other.
Answered on Jul 20, 2012
Dr. Stephen Noga
34 years experience Medical Oncology
Fatique, : Hopefully this was reviewed with you, but fatigue is common, low blood counts that can lead to infection, nausea, vomiting, numbness or pain in hands and feet, depending on regimen...Sterility.
Answered on Sep 30, 2012

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