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Cancer treatments & their side effects

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Cancer treatments can have a range of side effects. You can find a lot of information in the Cancer Society links below. There's also a link to information about the wigs and hairpieces subsidy available from the Ministry of Health.

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Written by HealthInfo clinical advisers. Last reviewed April 2018.

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Radiation treatment side effects

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