Good afternoon! It all depends on the patient's state of health, the type of tumor, its prevalence and prescribed medications. Each drug has its own spectrum of adverse effects.
There are many side effects. A significant part of them can be stopped even when they appear. This is done both with the help of special medicines and by making certain adjustments to the diet and lifestyle.
It all depends on the attending physician and the medical institution where the patient undergoes chemotherapy courses.
In case with our clinic, I can say that control over the well-being of patients is carried out around the clock. Thanks to this, the occurrence of side effects is reduced to a minimum. When they appear, adjustments are made to the treatment process.
What about injections of drugs. To reduce the amount of discomfort and the likelihood of damage to blood vessels by frequent piercing, special port systems are used.
You can read more about them by following the link.
Chemotherapy is the treatment of infectious and cancer diseases by exposing the affected areas to chemicals. The main blow, during chemotherapy, is taken by the cells of the Hair and cells of the Stomach with the Intestine. Accordingly, after the first procedure, a person will feel nausea and headache. Since the hair cells will begin to die along with the infected cells, respectively, a few days (weeks) later, hair may weaken or even begin to fall out, and wherever they are. Side effects of chemotherapy are also anemia, loss of appetite, diarrhea, swelling, weakness, and a number of others. The procedure is not pleasant.