Chemotherapy for the Elderly

The use of medications or drugs to treat disease. Most often referred to as the medications used to destroy cancer cells.

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  • Eating is often difficult for a cancer-stricken senior. But the weakness and fatigue associated with not getting enough nutrients can give cancer the upper hand. Learn how to make sure your loved one is getting the food they need.

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  • Chemotherapy is a common form of cancer treatment, but the side-effects of chemo treatments can be very unpleasant. Here is some advice on what to expect and how to help a loved one cope with chemotherapy.

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  • When fighting cancer, many of the most effective treatments can be accompanied by debilitating side effects. Here's how caregivers can help.

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  • When cancer is the diagnosis, chemotherapy is often the recommended treatment, but the side effects can be severe.

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