Chemotherapy

Side effects of chemotherapy

There are many different side effects of chemotherapy. But it's unlikely you'll experience them all, and there are ways to cope with them.

  • Possible side effects

    There are many possible side effects to chemotherapy treatment, but they can be reduced. There are practical ways to manage them.

  • Chemo brain

    Chemo brain describes changes in memory, concentration and the ability to think clearly. These changes can sometimes happen during or after cancer treatment.

  • Possible effects on sex life

    Chemotherapy can affect your sex life. There are different things that may be able to help.

  • Possible effects on fertility

    Chemotherapy can affect your fertility. If this is a concern for you, it’s very important to discuss it with your doctor before treatment.

  • How chemotherapy may affect your everyday life

    You may be able to carry on with some of the things you usually do in your everyday life during chemotherapy.