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Chemotherapy side effects directory

Hair loss, fatigue, and nausea are just some effects that people associate with chemotherapy treatment. The truth is, chemotherapy affects everyone differently. And many of chemo's negative effects can be controlled through medications your doctor can prescribe. Follow the links below to find BootsWebMD's comprehensive coverage about how chemotherapy is administered, what its side effects are, how to treat them, and much more.

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Thumbnail: Caring for your skin, hair and nails during chemotherapy

Chemotherapy for treating cancer can lead to some unwelcome side-effects to other fast-growing cells affecting hair, skin and nails. Get tips here.

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