6 edition of Side-effects of cancer chemotherapy on the gastrointestinal tract found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Other titles||Proceedings of Falk Workshop held in Freiburg, Germany, October 11, 2002|
|Statement||edited by M. Staritz ... [et al.].|
|LC Classifications||RC271.C5 F34 2002|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 198 p. :|
|Number of Pages||198|
|LC Control Number||2004444261|
What Chemotherapy Is Really Like, According to Cancer Survivors and the gastrointestinal tract. Not every cancer needs treatment 'One of the lesser-known side effects of chemo . This results in the most common side-effects of chemotherapy: myelosuppression (decreased production of blood cells, hence also immunosuppression), mucositis (inflammation of the lining of the digestive tract), and alopecia (hair loss).Other names: chemo.
Cancer treatments like chemotherapy and radiation may save your life. But they also cause side effects that range from mild to severe (vomiting).If you’re sick of -- and from -- taking medicine. Chemotherapy is a relatively new form of cancer treatment. Prior to the 's, no drugs were known to be effective against cancer. However, during that decade, observations of the effects of nitrogen mustard gas on the lymphoid system File Size: 6MB.
Still, some normal cells do divide quickly, including cells in hair follicles, nails, the mouth, digestive tract, and bone marrow (bone marrow makes blood cells). Chemotherapy also can unintentionally harm these other types of rapidly dividing cells, possibly causing chemotherapy . Healthy cells in the membranes lining the mouth, gastrointestinal tract, the hair follicles, and the bone marrow tend to be adversely affected by chemotherapy treatment. Side effects related to chemotherapy should eventually stop once treatment ceases. The side effects of colorectal cancer chemotherapy .
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Many of the possible side-effects reduce the patient's quality of life, may limit acceptance of further drug administration, and even life-threatening complications must be considered.
This book is the proceedings of the Falk Workshop 'Side-effects of Chemotherapy on the Gastrointestinal Tract: Pathogenesis and Therapy', held in Freiburg, Germany, on Octo (Part IV of the Freiburg Gastroenterology Week).5/5(1).
Cancer chemotherapy frequently attacks the gastrointestinal tract. Many of the possible side-effects reduce the patient's quality of life, may limit acceptance of further drug administration, and even life-threatening complications must be considered.
This book Brand: Springer Netherlands. The gastrointestinal side-effects of chemotherapy often lead to dose reduction or even discontinuation of treatment, which in turn affects the clinical outcome.
Gastrointestinal side-effects, such as chemotherapy Cited by: 8. While the use of chemotherapy has significantly improved survival rates, the symptoms associated with chemotherapy remain a major burden for patients [ 1 ].
The most common chemotherapy side effects associated with gastrointestinal tract are taste changes, chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting (CINV), constipation and diarrhea Cited by: 6.
What are common side effects of chemo. Most people worry about whether they’ll have side effects from chemo, and, if so, what they’ll be like. Here are some of the more common side effects caused by chemotherapy: Fatigue; Hair loss; Easy bruising and bleeding; Infection; Anemia (low red blood cell counts) Nausea and vomiting; Appetite changes.
Ondansetron (Zofran) has been ordered for the patient undergoing cancer chemotherapy to control the severe nausea and vomiting.
What side effects should the nurse observe for. he, dizziness, and fatigue B. Anorexia and hair loss C. Abdominal cramping and irritability D. Psychosis. Chemotherapy (chemo) can damage healthy cells in the lining of the digestive system.
Your whole digestive system can be affected. The digestive system extends from the mouth to the anus and includes the salivary glands, stomach, intestines, and rectum.
Chemo can affect these areas and cause vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, and mouth sores. As with late side effects in adult cancer survivors, late side effects in childhood cancer survivors will vary depending on the type of cancer and type of treatment.
Additionally, the age at which you were. Learn about side effects of chemotherapy for stomach cancer and how they are managed. Side effects of chemotherapy for stomach cancer. It occurs because chemotherapy drugs often affect the cells that line the gastrointestinal (GI) tract.
Many factors increase the risk of diarrhea, including the type and dose of chemotherapy. The side effects of chemotherapy treatment can be overwhelming. Some of the side effects of chemotherapy can include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and good news is that all of.
Gastrointestinal tract. Taste alteration. Nausea and vomiting. Pharmacological interventions. Anorexia/weight loss. Haematological problems. The compromised immune system. Cited by: 3. Gastrointestinal toxicity including nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea – all alleviated by reducing or splitting the daily dose – are the most common side effects of MMF.
Although results of different studies regarding infectious complications have been inconclusive, respiratory tract.
Drugs Acting on the Gastrointestinal Tract. In patients undergoing cancer chemotherapy, interpretation of post-chemotherapy images focuses on restaging.
and understand the imaging. Side-effects of Cancer Chemotherapy on the Gastrointestinal Tract: Pathophysiology, Prophylaxis and Therapy ().pdf writen by M. Staritz, E. Schmiegel, G. Adler, H.-J. Schmoll, A. Knuth: Cancer chemotherapy frequently attacks the gastrointestinal tract.
Gastrointestinal complications (constipation, impaction, bowel obstruction, diarrhea, and radiation enteritis) are common problems for oncology patients.
The growth and spread of cancer, as well as. The gastrointestinal (GI) tract is part of the digestive system, which processes nutrients (vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates, fats, proteins, and water) in foods that are eaten and helps pass waste material out of the GI tract. Gastrointestinal Complications of Chemotherapy Rashmi Ramasubbaiah Gastrointestinal (GI) side effects are very common with most chemotherapeutic and targeted agents (biologics).
Most experts. Chemotherapy, Radiation Therapy and the Effects on the Gastrointestinal System November 1st, As if patients with cancer don’t have enough to think about, the laundry list of side effects of cancer.
Chemotherapy drugs use powerful chemicals to kill cancer cells and inhibit them from reproducing and spreading throughout the body. Most often, these medications are very effective at Author: Loren Grush. Chemotherapy works by killing fast-growing cancer cells, but as these powerful drugs destroy the cancer, they can also wipe out rapidly dividing healthy cells, particularly those in the hair Author: Julia Califano.
Chemotherapy drugs affect cells that are actively growing and dividing, such as blood cells in the bone marrow, cells lining the mouth and gastrointestinal (GI) tract and hair follicle cells. Side effects can .Product Information. Cancer chemotherapy frequently attacks the gastrointestinal tract.
Many of the possible side-effects reduce the patient's quality of life, may limit acceptance of further drug .This can lead to mouth sores, diarrhea or other issues with the digestive system. And damage to cells at the hair roots, or follicles, can lead to hair loss.
Each person with cancer reacts differently to chemotherapy .