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Chemotherapy targets rapidly growing cells, including healthy cells in your hair and inside your mouth.
Chemotherapy drugs go through your bloodstream and can affect your whole body. That can cause symptoms such as fatigue. Feeling tired or having little energy is a common side effect of many types of chemotherapy.
Consider preparing a list of questions about side effects to ask your health care team so that you can get ready for chemotherapy.
Here are some questions you can ask:
After you start treatment, it's important to tell your health care team about all the side effects you experience. The earlier they know, the more likely they can prevent side effects from becoming more-serious problems.
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