NHS UK – Chemotherapy side effects

NHS UK - Chemotherapy side effects



NHS website giving an overview of chemotherapy including what it is, what happens before, and during, treatment and a list of many of the common side effects. It also says when to get urgent medical advice if a person has had, or is having, chemotherapy. It signposts to the charity Macmillan Cancer Support with its directory of local support groups and its Macmillan Support Line which can be phoned for free on 0808 808 00 00 every day, 8am-8pm.




People who are having, have had or who are due to have, chemotherapy, their loved ones and carers

Available for friends and family

Last updated 21/07/2021


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