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Complication treatment of Hodgkin's lymphoma

Both chemotherapy and radiation therapy cause varying degrees of side effects. It is usually necessary to provide supportive care to achieve the full effect of treatment and/or relieve problems related to treatment experienced by the patient.

Chemotherapy may cause

  • Varying degrees of nausea. Adequate prophylaxis and treatment is critical. Read more
  • Change in bone marrow function, especially granulocytopoiesis. This may in some cases lead to the need for stimulation of bone marrow to complete treatment. Read more
  • Tumor lysis syndrome occurs most frequently after chemotherapy in patients with relatively large tumor masses and high cell proliferation. Read more
  • Febrile neutropenia arises from a reduced immune system. Fever is often the only symptom. Read more
  • Infertility Read more

Radiation therapy may cause

  • Nausea, which is intensified with chemotherapy. It is normal for patients to lose 5-6 kg from poor appetite during treatment. Read more

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