Chemotherapy Side Effects Directory
Hair loss, fatigue, nausea -- these are just some effects that people associate with chemotherapy treatment. The truth is, chemo 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 WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how chemotherapy is administered, what its side effects are, how to treat them, and much more.
An Overview of Cancer-Related Fatigue
WebMD takes a look at managing cancer-related fatigue, one of the most common side effects of cancer and its treatments.
Preserving Fertility During Breast Cancer Treatment
WebMD explains how breast cancer treatment affects fertility.
Cancer, Premature Menopause, and Infertility
Treatment for cancer can result in premature menopause and infertility. WebMD helps you understand how treatment will affect you and ways you can preserve fertility.
Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer
Learn what to expect if chemotherapy becomes a treatment for your breast cancer.
Managing Chemotherapy Side Effects
Simple tips for coping with the nausea, fatigue, and hair loss that can accompany chemotherapy.
New Approaches to Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer
From tweaking the size and timing of chemotherapy, to adjusting how it's administered, small improvements are making a big difference in women's lives.
Feel Your Best During Treatment for Breast Cancer
What you can do to counter fatigue, nausea, and other side effects.
Alternative Therapies for Chemo Side Effects
Some drugs can ease chemo side effects, but what about other options? Learn what else might help you feel better during treatment.
Coping With Memory Loss and Cancer
Dr. Julie Silver, a cancer survivor, has personal knowledge on how to cope with chemo-induced memory loss .
Understanding Cancer Supplements
Julie Silver, MD, a cancer survivor, cautions against supplements while undergoing cancer treatment.
Avoid Nausea During Chemo Treatment
In addition to taking drugs that combat nausea during chemotherapy treatments, there are simple things patients can do.
Strong Chemo & Infection (Sponsored)
Find out how strong chemotherapy can weaken your immune system and increase your risk of infection.