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    General chemotherapy education for patients (all that you want to know) What is chemotherapy? Chemotherapy (or chemo) is a type of cancer treatment that uses drugs to destroy cancer cells. How do chemotherapy work? Chemotherapy works by stopping or slowing the growth of cancer cells. Some healthy cells may also be affected by chemotherapy. Damage to healthy cells may cause side effects. Chemotherapy eliminates cancer cells‚ while minimizing the negative effect on normal‚ healthy cells

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    Treatment of chemotherapy on the liver Anatomy Honors‚ Period 6 Introduction Chemotherapy is known to have many negative side effects on all different parts of the body. Your hair falls out and your body becomes weak‚ but what effect does it have on your liver? This paper explores the effects chemo has on a person by review of scientific articles and experiments. Medicine Bleomycin is known to induce DNA strand breakage but is an integral part of chemotherapy in patients with germ-cell

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    Chemotherapy is very often an effective treatment for many different forms cancer. As common with many drugs‚ chemotherapy comes with unpleasant side effects that are dependent on cancer location‚ cancer type‚ drugs and doses‚ and the overall health of the patient. Chemotherapy affects active cancer cells‚ but it can also damage healthy active cell that causes side effects. There are different types of chemotherapy treatments that share common side effects‚ however‚ side effects can manifest differently

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    Chemotherapy. Chemotherapy is one of the most common medical treatments issued to combat cancers within the body. Chemo is a type of treatment that includes a drug or combination of drugs to treat cancer. The goal of chemo is to stop or slow the growth of cancer cells. This means it may affect your entire body due to the strength of the medicine. Chemo drugs target rapidly growing cancer cells‚ but they can also affect healthy cells that grow rapidly. (Chemotherapy‚ 2015) The effect of these drugs

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    CHEMOTHERAPY FOR CANCER TREATMENT Name: Course: Instructor’s Name: Date: Introduction Chemotherapy is one of the treatment methods considered effective in cancer treatment. Chemotherapy destroys cancer cells and can slow or stop the growth or spread of these cells. Chemotherapy involves usage of anti-cancer drugs which helps in destroying the cancer cells existing in the body. Despite the benefits accrued from chemotherapy treatment‚ there are several disadvantages of chemotherapy that does

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    Chemotherapy is a type of treatment that uses drugs or a combination of drugs to treat cancer. What I will be talking about in this blog is the effect that chemotherapy has on the body. The goal of chemo is to stop or slow the growth of cancer cells in a certain area but it can work throughout the whole body. Side effects happen when chemotherapy damages healthy cells. There are many effects that chemotherapy has on your body. Chemotherapy has a big effect on the brain and can cause problems

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    Effects Of Chemotherapy

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    patients is chemotherapy. Chemotherapy in itself is as intricate as the cancer it treats‚ and has a few side effects that go along with it. Chemotherapy can be used to (Chemotherapy‚ 2015; How is Chemotherapy Used‚ 2016) shrink the size of cancerous tumors and kill cancer cells that are spreading. neoadjuvant

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    The Effects of Chemotherapy StudentBaker College of Auburn Hills According to the American Cancer Society (ACS) they have published cancer facts and figures annually since 1952. These annual reports provide the most current information about cancer including the projected number of new cases and deaths for the publication year. Each edition of cancer facts and figures includes a special edition of in-depth focus on specific cancer or group of cancers. Many of those who are suffering and death

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    Most of us here have always been able to get medicine whenever we have needed it. For those of you who have had this opportunity‚ imagine that if you had cancer and were going through Chemotherapy ‚ you would suffer through all of the incredibly difficult symptoms. Such as; extreme fatigue‚ nausea and vomiting‚ the incredible body pain‚ diarrhea‚ and even mouth sores. How awful would that be knowing that there was a way to relieve that pain‚ but you were unable to receive it? When I was younger

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    It is essential the nurse administering chemotherapy have completed a recognised training and assessment course‚ as per Cancer Care Alliance (CCA) chemotherapy education policy (2006)‚ In 1998 The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) produced clinical practice guidelines in the administration of cytotoxic chemotherapy‚ together with chemotherapy Nursing Practice Standards (CCA 2006) these set out safe working practices‚ thereby protecting both patients and staff from the risks associated with the handling

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