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Frequently Asked Questions (April 29, 2014)

How does chemotherapy work? Chemotherapy kills rapidly-dividing cells in a variety of ways, depending on the drug. Since there are many different types of cancers that all grow differently, many chemotherapy... Continue Reading

When to Call Your Doctor (April 29, 2014)

The development of any of the following symptoms during your chemotherapy treatment may indicate a serious condition.  If you experience any of the following throughout your cancer treatment, please inform... Continue Reading

Understanding and Monitoring Your Blood Counts (April 29, 2014)

Overview A reduced number of blood cells in circulation is a common side effect of chemotherapy. Blood is composed of three basic blood cell types: red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. Blood... Continue Reading

Managing Chemotherapy Side Effects (April 29, 2014)

The treatment of cancer may include the use of chemotherapy, radiation therapy, biological therapy, surgery or some combination of all of these therapeutic options. All of these treatment options are directed... Continue Reading

How is chemotherapy delivered? (April 29, 2014)

Overview There are a variety of schedules and techniques used to deliver chemotherapy and yours will depend on which treatment your doctor prescribes. Cancer chemotherapy may consist of a single drug or... Continue Reading

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