Cancer Treatment Side Effects

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This two-page handout educates people about side effects associated with cancer treatments. It explains that cancer treatments such as radiation and chemotherapy are used to destroy cancer cells in the body, but they can also affect some healthy and fast growing cells, causing side effects. It lists common side effects, and discusses ways cancer treatments can affect the blood, including anemia, neutropenia, and having too few platelets.

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Translation from English text
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Keywords:
Anemia, Blood platelets, Radiation
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Date Last Reviewed:
2/17/2016
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