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Chemotherapy works by killing rapidly dividing cancer cells. But chemotherapy also can destroy fast-growing healthy cells at the same time. This may cause side effects.
Some conventional chemotherapy drugs used to treat cancer also can increase your risk of heart problems later in life, including heart attack, stroke and high blood pressure.
Learn more about the risk of heart disease due to chemotherapy from Dr. Joerg Herrmann, a Mayo Clinic cardiologist.
ROCHESTER, Minn. — March is Myeloma Awareness Month, and Sikander Ailawadhi, M.D., hematologist/oncologist at Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center, shares details about new advancements in ...
More than 50,000 people in the U.S. are diagnosed with kidney cancer each year. Risks factors for developing this type of cancer include environmental exposures, ...
Colorectal cancer is a cancer of the lower digestive system, which includes the colon and the rectum. If you feel like you are hearing a ...