Mesothelioma Chemotherapy – 5 Commonly Asked Mesothelioma Chemotherapy Questions

Mesothelioma patients usually have some questions that they want answers for when they want to commence on Chemotherapy. These include:1. What is chemotherapy for mesothelioma? Chemotherapy involves one or more anti-cancer drugs taken either orally in pill form, or intravenously, or, in the case of pleural mesothelioma, injected directly into the lungs. These drugs inhibit the growth of cancerous cells, but they also damage normal healthy cells as well leading to the development of side effects.2. What are the common side effects of mesothelioma chemotherapy? Side effects are very common with the use of many Chemotherapy agents. The commonly seen side effects include:* hair loss * nausea * vomiting * diarrhea * constipation * anemia * hemorrhagingChemotherapy also causes many complicated side effects within the …

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