Chemotherapy, also known as chemo, is a type of treatment that uses drugs to target and destroy cancer cells. It works to slow or in some cases stop the growth of cancer cells that can grow and divide quickly.
Its help aid surgical procedures or radiation therapy by making tumors smaller. This types of chemo is known as Neo-adjuvant chemotherapy. Chemotherapy help to destroy cancer cells that may remain in the body after surgery or radiation therapy. This type of chemotherapy is known as Adjuvant chemotherapy.
The most common treatment side effect is fatigue, however many people experience different side effects.
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