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Chemotherapy is a drug or combination of drugs that attack cancer cells. This modality is used by a medical oncologist/hematologist. Typically, treatment is administered through a vein, injected into a body cavity, or delivered orally in the form of a pill. Unlike surgery or radiation therapy in which the area treated is small or localized. [...]

Again, because chemotherapy can injure healthy, usually rapidly dividing cells (such as blood cells, hair follicles, skin cells, gastrointestinal tract and reproductive cells in the ovary and testicle) while it attacks cancer cells, a wide array of side effects can develop in a patient. You may experience no side effects or just a few. The [...]