November 9, 2016

Vincristine Side Effects

Vincristine is a cytotoxic anti-cancer chemotherapy medication. It is a plant alkaloid, meaning that it was once derived from plants. It is used to treat various […]
November 9, 2016

Vinblastine Side Effects

Vinblastine is also called vinblastine sulfate and is an injectable anti-cancer medication used to treat various types of cancer. While it has many side effects, it […]
November 9, 2016

Temozolomide Side Effects

Temozolomide also goes by the brand name of Temodar. It is a chemotherapy drug used to treat brain tumors in adult patients. It can be used […]
November 8, 2016

Paclitaxel Side Effects

Paclitaxel is also known as Taxol. It is a cytotoxic chemotherapy agent used to treat various types of cancers. It is a plant alkaloid, meaning that […]
November 8, 2016

Etoposide Side Effects

Etoposide is a chemotherapy drug used for various types of cancer. It, unfortunately has many side effects that can interfere with taking the drug. One article […]
November 4, 2016

Doxorubicin and Heart Toxicity

Doxorubicin is a chemotherapy agent used to treat several types of cancer. It is given intravenously. Unfortunately, one of the major side effects of doxorubicin is […]
November 4, 2016

Docetaxel Side Effects

Docetaxel goes by the brand name Taxotere. It is an intravenous chemotherapy drug used to treat head and neck cancer, stomach cancer, prostate cancer, lung cancer, […]
November 4, 2016

Daunomycin Side Effects

Daunomycin is also called Cerubidine ® or Daunorubicin. It is a chemotherapy drug used to treat various types of leukemias. Unfortunately, there are side effects to […]
November 4, 2016

Cisplatin Side Effects

Cisplatin is a chemotherapy drug used to treat ovarian cancer, bladder cancer, and testicular cancer. There are many side effects to taking this drug and most […]
November 4, 2016

What is Chemotherapy?

Chemotherapy involves drug treatment with strong chemicals that kill off quickly growing cells in the body, such as cancer cells. It is usually used to treat […]