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    Breast Cancer Treatment and Pregnancy (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - To Learn More About Breast Cancer and Pregnancy

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    Side Effects From Breast Cancer Treatments

    Chemotherapy and radiation destroy breast cancer cells. But these treatments can also affect healthy cells and can change how you feel. They might cause: Loss of appetite Nausea and vomiting Weakness and fatigue Mouth sores Hair loss Weight gain Early menopause A higher risk of infections Bleeding Diarrhea Medications and other therapies can help ease many of these side effects.

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    This information is produced and provided by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The information in this topic may have changed since it was written. For the most current information, contact the National Cancer Institute via the Internet web site at http:// cancer .gov or call 1-800-4-CANCER.

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    Last Updated: 8/, 015
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