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Side Effects And How To Deal With Them

Chemotherapy and Radiation

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Chemotherapy, radiation and other drug treatments may cause hair loss (alopecia), or a change in the texture or color of your hair. The extent of hair loss depends upon your specific treatment and your individual response to the treatment. There are tips for caring for your hair during treatment. There are also hair replacement alternatives including wigs, going bald, hats and caps, scarves and turbans.

Chemo Brain

Chemo brain is a mental fog that can occur to anyone during chemotherapy treatment and can continue after treatment is discontinued.

The exact cause is unknown so there is no treatment. However, the symptoms can be treated.

There are also techniques for coping with chemo brain.

If you need help coping with chemo brain, a neuropsychologist specializes in helping people cope with memory difficulties.

Chemo brain may affect your ability to do your work. If so, there are steps to take and legal protections to consider.

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