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  • Answer: Chemotherapy works by stopping or slowing the growth of cancercells, which can spread and divide quickly. Another way to explainthis is to say chemotherapy typically refers to the destruction ofcancer cells. However, chemotherapy may also include the use ofantibiotics or other medications to treat any illness or infection.Chemotherapy acts by killing cells that divide rapidly, one of themain properties of cancer cells. This means that it also harmscells that divide rapidly under normal circumstances such as hairfollicles, thereby resulting in hair loss of some patients.
  • Answer: Adriamycin is an anti-cancer ("antineoplastic" or "cytotoxic") chemotherapy drug.

    it is used for Cancers which include: bladder, breast, head and neck, leukemia (some types), liver, lung, lymphomas, mesothelioma, multiple myeloma, neuroblastoma, ovary, pancreas, prostate, sarcomas, stomach, testis (germ cell), thyroid, uterus.
  • Answer: A Huber Needle.
  • Answer: When Glenn Seaborg discovered radioactive elements and applied them to medical science in treating cancer patients
  • Answer: There are different types of chemotherapy treatments that exist. One uses antimetabolites to replace DNA building blocks, while another called corticosteroids to slow down the growth of cancer cells.
  • Answer: Chemotherapy is usually reserved for women with stage IV or recurrent disease because this therapy is not a very effective treatment for endometrial cancer
  • Answer: loss of appetite drowsiness hair lossloss of appetite drowsiness hair lossCommon side effects of Chemotherapy are:
    • fatigue
    • nausea
    • vomiting
    • decreased blood cell count
    • hair loss
    • mouth sores
    • pain

    (National Cancer Institution: http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/chemotherapy-and-you/page5)
    You need to specify side effects of what?
  • Answer: It really depends upon the individual. Some people do get very sick, while others have minimal or no side effects. I realise this is a wishy washy answer, but each person responds differently to the chemo.

    Answer:
    Chemotherapy can be unpleasant, as can radiation treatment, however it works to make you better, not make you sick. No medical procedure is without side effects. Operations hurt and recovery times can be long, injections make you feverish and chemo makes you uncomfortable. However the consequences of not enduring the relatively minor side effects must be compared to the option of being dead.
  • Answer: Chemotherapy can be harmful to a fetus. Consult your doctor if you are on chemotherapy and suspect you might be pregnant.
  • Answer: yes you can work through chemotheraphy as long as the treatmentyour taking is a nice and easy treatment but if the treatment yourhaving is hard and very strong then you should definetely rest andstop working .
  • Answer: Chemotherapy is a chemical treatment that can be used on various areas on the body and can usually have profound side effects depending on what the treatment is. So a chemotherapeutic injection would just be a concentrated chemical injection.
  • Answer: about two people give or take three
  • Answer: There is no exact time period. Unfortunately some people die whilst on chemotherapy however depending on how advanced the cancer is, many will recover.
  • Answer: there is a man in toledo ohio named Dr. Ibarra he takes opens calls and would love to answer your questions about anything in this subject his number is 4197875499
  • Answer: it is used in cancer.
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Does chemotherapy hurts?

  • your mom hurt me last night she wanted to got again after i came in here mouthMy mum had to go throught chemo and she said that it did not hurt abit.

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