Chemotherapy for Stomach Cancer
- Increase survival time
- Prevent recurrence
- Provide some symptom relief
Chemotherapy Drugs Used for Stomach Cancer
Effectiveness of Chemotherapy for Stomach Cancer
- Sunburn-like skin irritation
- Nerve damage
- Low blood counts
- Hair loss
- Kidney damage
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- Reviewer: Igor Puzanov, MD
- Review Date: 09/2013 -
- Update Date: 09/30/2013 -
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