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Side effects of cancer drugs

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Find out about the most common side effects of cancer drugs and how to deal with them. 

We have information about particular side effects of cancer drugs, including chemotherapy, biological therapies (including vaccines and monoclonal antibodies), hormone therapies, bisphosphonates and some painkillers. 

Our individual cancer drug pages have information about the possible side effects of each drug. But this section contains general information including

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Updated: 5 May 2016