Side effects of targeted therapies for kidney cancer

Each type of targeted therapy drug has its own side effects. The most common side effects include:

Your cancer doctor or specialist nurse will give you information about the likely side effects of your treatment. They will also tell you what can be done to control and manage side effects.

Targeted therapies can interact with some medicines and foods. Before you start treatment, tell your GP and cancer doctor about your treatment and any medicines you are taking. They can let you know if there are any foods you should avoid.

Let your cancer doctor and specialist nurse know if you are having problems. They can give you help and advice.

We have information about individual targeted therapy drugs, how they are given and their side effects.

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