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You might experience some other symptoms or side effects of cancer and its treatment.
Find out about ascites, which can be a symptom of many types of cancer
Information about breathlessness, a common problem with certain types of cancer. It describes the possible causes of breathlessness and offers advice on ways of reducing and dealing with this symptom.
Find information about a condition called a fistula, which can sometimes happen because of cancer or its treatment
Read about malignant spinal cord compression, an uncommon condition that affects people with certain cancers that have spread to the bones in the spine, or have started in the spine
Read about ways to help prevent or reduce nausea and vomiting, which can sometimes be caused by cancer or its treatment
Get information about pleural effusions
Find out how to avoid infection when your immunity is low due to the effects of cancer or its treatment
Find out about some of the possible causes of insomnia and ways of coping with them
Find out about fungating wounds, sometimes called malignant or ulcerating wounds, which can develop as a result of cancer
Get information about mild cognitive impairment, which means changes in memory or concentration that can sometimes happen during and/or after cancer treatment
Find out about the condition called peripheral neuropathy, which may develop in people who have cancer or cancer treatments
Read information about superior vena cava obstruction which can happen when cancer blocks the large blood vessel called the superior vena cava
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