Understanding Chemotherapy: A Guide for Patients and Families

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What are common side effects?

You are not alone if you have questions about side effects. Before chemo starts, most people worry about whether they will have side effects and, if so, what they will be like. Here’s a review of some of the more common side effects caused by chemotherapy. We also share some tips on how you can manage them.

Last Medical Review: 03/07/2013
Last Revised: 03/07/2013