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Category Archives: Cancer Symptoms Sideeffects

Stress

In a medical or biological context stress is a physical, mental, or emotional factor that causes bodily or mental tension. Stresses can be external or internal....
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Sleep Disturbances

Sleeplessness (insomnia) is a fairly common sleep problem for those with cancer. The experience of it is having trouble falling asleep or staying asleep during the night....
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Sexual Difficulties

“Altered sexuality” is one of the top concerns of people with cancer, however, it is not addressed by most doctors....
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Peripheral Neuropathy

Neuropathy (peripheral) is the damage that occurs to the nerves outside the brain and spinal cord that carries messages to and from the rest of your body....
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Pain

Pain can range from mild to severe and is the most common symptom leading people to seek medical attention. ...
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Nausea & Vomiting

Nausea and vomiting is one of the most distressing side effects that people with cancer experience. This can sometimes lead to dehydration, serious electrolyte imbalance, and weight loss....
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Sweating

Sweating and night sweats are fairly common in people with cancer. They can be a distressing symptom and affect the quality of life, particularly when they frequently interrupt sleep....
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Grief

Grief is the process of adapting to loss. Living with cancer and the potential of real loss can bring on the heaviness of grief....
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Fatigue

People with cancer commonly experience fatigue as a result of the challenges of cancer and the treatment you go through. ...
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Depression

This is common in people with cancer, it can also lead to physical, behavioral, and cognitive symptoms. If depression is prolonged or severe, functioning can be severely impaired....
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Changes in Appetite

Appetite (food intake) changes can be an increase or decrease in your food intake. It is very common with people who have cancer, specifically those in cancer treatment....
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Anxiety

Anxiety is a common symptom among people with cancer. It is described as feeling nervous, worried, or uneasy....
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