Common Side Effects of Chemotherapy

The first wealth is health.

—Ralph Waldo Emerson chemotherapy drugs interfere with cancer cells' ability to grow or reproduce. Because rapidly dividing cells are more susceptible to chemotherapy drugs, cancer cells are severely affected. Unfortunately, healthy cells that multiply rapidly can be damaged as well. These normal cells include those of the bone marrow, mouth, stomach, intestines, hair follicles, and skin.

This chapter explains the most common side effects of chemotherapy drugs, and explores ways to deal with them effectively. Chemotherapy side effects that prevent good nutrition are discussed in Chapter 14, Nutrition.

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