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When should I call my doctor about side effects from the treatment of colorectal cancer?

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If you have any side effects when you get chemotherapy for colorectal cancer, tell your doctor. In many cases, side effects can be treated or prevented with medications or changes in diet.

From: Chemotherapy for Colorectal Cancer WebMD Medical Reference

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American Cancer Society: "Chemotherapy for colorectal cancer."

National Cancer Institute: "Colon Cancer Treatment (PDQ)" and "Chemotherapy for Colorectal Cancer."

 

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on November 26, 2017

SOURCES:

American Cancer Society: "Chemotherapy for colorectal cancer."

National Cancer Institute: "Colon Cancer Treatment (PDQ)" and "Chemotherapy for Colorectal Cancer."

 

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on November 26, 2017

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