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Chemotherapy (cont.)

Body Changes During Chemotherapy

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Your doctor will give you physical exams and medical tests (such as blood tests and X-rays). He or she will also ask you how you feel.

You cannot tell if chemotherapy is working based on its side effects. Some people think that severe side effects mean that chemotherapy is working well. Or that no side effects mean that chemotherapy is not working. The truth is that side effects have nothing to do with how well chemotherapy is fighting your cancer. Patients without side effects nmay still get real benefit from the treatments. Patients with side effects may or may not get benefit from their treatment.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/30/2014

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The eMedicineHealth doctors ask about Chemotherapy:

Chemotherapy - Experience

Please share your experience with chemotherapy.

Chemotherapy - Experience - Drugs

What chemotherapy drugs were you given, and how were they administered?

Chemotherapy - Daily Life

What lifestyle changes or changes in your daily routine were affected by chemotherapy treatment?

Chemotherapy - Body Changes

What changes in your body did you experience with chemotherapy treatment?

Chemotherapy - Side Effects

What side effects did you experience with chemotherapy treatment?

Chemotherapy - Chemotherapy and Your Daily Life

How were you able to integrate your chemotherapy treatment regimen into your daily life?

Chemotherapy - Chemotherapy Side Effects

What side effect symptoms did you experience during your chemotherapy treatment?





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