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Cancer treatments & their side effects

Cancer treatments can have unpleasant side effects. Some treatments, including some chemotherapy drugs, can make your hair fall out. Your doctor will tell you if the drug you are taking is likely to make your hair fall out, or what other side effects you are likely to experience.

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Written by HealthInfo clinical advisers. Updated June 2017.

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Lymphoedema

Managing chemotherapy-induced diarrhoea

Mouth care when you are sick

Radiation treatment side effects

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