11 side effects of cancer chemotherapy

Infertility due to cancer chemotherapy is a risk for some people. Patients should discuss with their doctor the risk of infertility before chemotherapy.

If you plan to give birth in the future, you can apply the method of preserving embryos or sperm alive, allowing to have children even if infertility.

People with cancer during chemotherapy may experience side effects such as hair loss, osteoporosis, memory impairment.

Side effects may appear during treatment and last until the end of therapy or occur months or years after treatment.

Some complications from chemotherapy are permanent but may also subside over time.

Side effects from chemotherapy vary from person to person and are often difficult to prevent.

Doctors can assess the effects to help patients choose the right medications and therapies.