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What is chemotherapy?

Chemotherapy (also called chemo) is a type of cancer treatment that uses drugs to destroy cancer cells.

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Comment from: Catherine, 55-64 Male (Caregiver) Published: July 31

With the first chemotherapy treatment I had stomach cramps, 2nd I had stomach cramps and diarrhea. On the 3rd visit I had no chemotherapy (blood work/low). Fourth chemotherapy treatment I had some loss of hair, some stomach cramps, and a little diarrhea. Fifth visit I again had no chemo (blood work/low). I am able to go to work each day (auto mechanic) except for treatment day. I am eating healthy; have great appetite.

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Comment from: Andy, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: July 10

I am having no side effects from my chemotherapy for bowel cancer. It's been fine, no sickness or running to the toilet. I'm eating a healthy diet with lots of broccoli and smoothies, going for walks, and staying positive.

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