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What is chemotherapy for stomach cancer?

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Chemotherapy includes the use of drugs to kill your stomach cancer cells or keep them from growing. You can take the drugs as pills or through an IV at a clinic. Chemotherapy usually takes several weeks. The drugs can cause side effects, but your doctor can help you find ways to feel better during treatment.

From: Stomach Cancer WebMD Medical Reference

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National Cancer Institute.

American Cancer Society.

Harvard School of Public Health.

MD Anderson Center at University of Texas.

 

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on July 18, 2017

SOURCES:

National Cancer Institute.

American Cancer Society.

Harvard School of Public Health.

MD Anderson Center at University of Texas.

 

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on July 18, 2017

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