Chemotherapy drugs can cause side effects. But many of these can be well controlled with medicines and will usually go away when your treatment is finished.
If the cancer is causing symptoms, chemotherapy can also make you feel better by relieving them. Your doctor or nurse will tell you more about what to expect. Always mention any side effects you’re having, as there are usually ways in which they can be controlled.
The main side effects are described here, along with some ways to control or reduce them.