What to Expect After Chemotherapy for Stomach Cancer
The side effects of chemotherapy are different for everyone. They depend on these factors:
Your medical oncologist and chemotherapy nurse will talk with you about possible side effects of your treatment. Here are some typical side effects for the most commonly used chemotherapy drugs for stomach cancer. Talk with your health care team about which ones are most likely to happen to you:
These side effects will go away during rest periods between treatments and after your treatment ends. Ask your doctor or nurse for ways to ease these side effects. For instance, certain drugs can ease nausea and vomiting.