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What are the side effects of chemotherapy?

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Dr. Erin Robertson
18 years experience in General Practice
Totally variable: Completely depends on which chemotherapy agents are being used (ex bleomycin vs. vincristine) Talk to your oncologist, and be selective when getting info from internet. Can start here: http://m.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/treatmenttypes/chemotherapy/understandingchemotherapyaguideforpatientsandfamilies/index Take care.
Answered on Aug 12, 2016
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