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Chemotherapy - FAQs

1. Who will give chemotherapy treatment?

An oncologist is the doctor who will administer the treatment.

2. Is chemotherapy compulsory while treating cancer?

No it is not. It depends on the type and stage of the cancer. In some cases there may be a wait-and-watch policy; in others it is given to cure the disease or to prevent its recurrence.

3. Do side effects occur in all patients?

They occur in the vast majority of the patients but can be controlled using medicines.

4. How will I be feeling during treatment?

You are likely to feel tired but this will stop after a while and you will be able to lead a normal life. However this largely depends on the individuals being treated.

5. How will I know if the drugs are effective?

Physical examination and tests will be carried out to assess the level of progress made. This again,differs with individuals.

Comments

Anainesem Monday, April 8, 2013

Sorry butch there was also an other mas called Roberto Aquiles Estévez that thought the use of chemotherapy all over the world...

dorinda Sunday, June 24, 2012

is it safe to have oral sex durning chemo treatments, my wife has treatment every three weeks

mini123 Friday, April 27, 2012

thanks for info

CarolynSue Monday, August 22, 2011

Why wouldnt you use Chemo?

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