Chemo/Radiation Side Effects

December 05, 2020

Oncology Nursing News - Original Article –January 12th, 2010

Because chemotherapy targets rapidly growing cells, skin, hair follicles and nails are also frequently affected. The most common reactions to chemotherapy include hair loss, hyperpigmentation, hand-foot syndrome, extravasation injuries, and nail dystrophies. Hypersensitivity can also occur, but is less common.1 Although these disorders are not life threatening, they can cause significant distress to patients. LEARN MORE

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