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Category Archives: "Side Effects"

Side Effects

Dealing with Troublesome Mouth Sores During Chemotherapy

It’s one of the most common and most painful cancer-treatment side effects: mouth sores.

Side Effects

You Have Wigs and Scarves, but You’re Still Bald-Tips to Get You Through

Everyone says you look great in your wig.

Side Effects

A Swollen Pocket After Breast-Cancer Surgery? Could Be a Seroma

It’s like a blister, puffy and uncomfortable, that may form after you’ve had a mastectomy.

Alternative Therapies and Lifestyle + Side Effects

Chemo Drugs Rob Your Body of Nutrients-Can Supplements Help?

Dr. Frederic J. Vagnini, author of The Side Effects Bible and medical director of the Cardiovascular Wellness Center in New York City, calls it “nutrient robbery”-the fact that many drugs and medications deplete the body of important nutrients and other helpful substances.