September 26, 2016

General Side Effects of Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy involves getting medication that is effective against cancer. There are many side effects to chemotherapy, which will be discussed below. One article (1) looked at […]
September 5, 2016

L-Carnitine and Chemotherapy Toxicity

L-carnitine is a natural substance found in the diet. It is currently being studied as a way to reduce the toxicity of chemotherapy drugs. One research […]
August 3, 2016

Side Effects of Chemotherapy In Breast Cancer Patients

Chemotherapy and what is known as chemo-hormonal therapy is given to breast cancer patients as part of their treatment for any type of breast cancer that […]
June 29, 2016

Undesired Chemotherapy Side Effects Can Be Managed With Probiotics

Probiotics administration in cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy may improve constipation. This study investigated the efficacy and side effects of Bifidobacterium tetragenous viable bacteria tablets in treating […]
June 27, 2016

Can Vitamin C Overcome Toxicity of Chemotherapy for Ovarian Cancer?

High doses of parenteral vitamin C can increase sensitivity and reduce the toxicity of chemotherapy in ovarian cancer Ascorbic acid or vitamin C is in use […]
November 21, 2015

Chemotherapy Effects On Sexuality In Men And Women

All human beings need love to survive in this world. To love someone, be it pet, child, a friend or a family member, is essential for […]
November 21, 2015

Alopecia Or Hair Loss – A Daunting Chemotherapy Side Effect

It can be distressing for a person diagnosed with cancer thinking about the side effects he/she might have to face due to the cancer treatment. The […]
September 15, 2015

Appetite Loss: A Threat For Chemotherapy And Cancer Patients

What is appetite loss? Appetite loss or poor appetite is defined as decreased desire to eat any meals. It is also called anorexia.With all the other […]
September 15, 2015

Drop In The Blood Cell Count: A Chemotherapy Side Effect

Low blood cell counts Chemotherapy targets cancer cells, or in general, any rapidly dividing cell. The bone marrow at certain sites (such as the ribs and […]