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What are the side effects of chemotherapy in men with prostate cancer?

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The specific side effects you have depend on the type and amount of medicines you are given and how long you are taking them. The most common, temporary side effects of chemotherapy include:

  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Loss of appetite
  • Hair loss
  • Mouth sores
  • Diarrhea
  • Infertility (which may be permanent)

From: Prostate Cancer: Chemotherapy WebMD Medical Reference

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Prostate Cancer Foundation: "Side Effects of Chemotherapy."

MedicineNet: "Chemotherapy."

 

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on February 28, 2018

SOURCES:

Prostate Cancer Foundation: "Side Effects of Chemotherapy."

MedicineNet: "Chemotherapy."

 

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on February 28, 2018

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