Side Effects of Cancer Treatment

Reviewed by Bronwyn Long, DNP, MBA, RN, Jeffrey Kern, MD, Laurie L. Carr, MD

Side Effects

The side effects of treatment can be different for each person. Side effects can vary based on the type of cancer you have and the type of treatment you receive. Before you begin treatment, it is important to talk with your doctor about the possible side effects that may occur and inform your doctor about the side effects you experience during and after treatment. Your doctor can provide suggestions to help relieve symptoms to the following:


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