Side effects of chemotherapy and combined chemohormonal therapy in women with early-stage breast cancer.

@article{Partridge2001SideEO,
  title={Side effects of chemotherapy and combined chemohormonal therapy in women with early-stage breast cancer.},
  author={Ann Partridge and Harold J. Burstein and Eric P. Winer},
  journal={Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Monographs},
  year={2001},
  volume={30},
  pages={135-42}
}
The decision to receive chemotherapy or chemohormonal therapy involves careful consideration of both the potential benefits and possible risks of therapy. There are substantial short- and long-term side effects from chemotherapy. By convention, short-term side effects include those toxic effects encountered during chemotherapy, while long-term side effects include later complications of treatment arising after the conclusion of adjuvant chemotherapy. These side effects vary, depending on the… CONTINUE READING