- By Jennifer O'Hara
The Emotions of Hair Loss During Cancer Treatment
The emotions of hair loss during cancer treatment
Losing your hair to chemotherapy or radiation can have an emotional impact that you may not expect.
Slide show: Radiation treatment planning
Before you begin external beam radiation treatment, your health care team sets everything up in radiation simulation. See what to expect.
Chemotherapy side effects: A cause of heart disease?
Chemotherapy side effects may increase the risk of heart disease, including weakening of the heart muscle (cardiomyopathy) and rhythm disturbances (arrhythmias).