Symptoms & Side Effects of Chemotherapy
General side effects of chemotherapy can happen when chemotherapy is given for any type of cancer. The side effects depend on a number of factors, including the cancer type, the type and amount of cancer drug(s) used and patient characteristics (for example, age, gender, overall health and well-being).
What Are the Common Side Effects of Chemotherapy?
- Hair loss
- Bone loss
- Hand-foot syndrome
- Low platelets
- Low white blood cells
- Mouth problems