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Chemotherapy (cont.)

Types of Chemotherapy Drugs

Patient Comments

There are many dozens of different drugs used for cancer chemotherapy. Each is different and yet all may be called chemotherapy drugs. The process of treating a cancer with these drugs is properly called chemotherapy treatment.

This choice of drug or drugs depends on:

  • The type of cancer you have. Some types of chemotherapy drugs are used for many types of cancer. Other drugs are used for just one or two types of cancer.
  • Whether you have had chemotherapy before and how it worked, and if so, for how long.

Whether you have other health problems, such as diabetes or heart disease

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/30/2014

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The eMedicineHealth doctors ask about Chemotherapy:

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?

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?





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