Chemotherapy treatment has a number of side effects that usually affect the mouth, intestines, skin, hair and bone marrow.
Side effects do not apply equally to all patients, there may even be people who do not suffer. Most of these are short-term and disappear over time.
Major side effects are:
- Disturbances in the digestive tract such as nausea, diarrhea, constipation, altered taste.
- Spinal disorders as descender of red blood cells or leukocytes
- Changes in hair and nails
- Fertility problems, heart or kidney