A Descriptive Study on Adverse Reactions of Chemotherapy and Assessment of Knowledge Score in Cancer Patients

  • A Vijaya Madhavi Nalanda Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Siddharth nagar, Kantepudi (V), Sattenapalli (M), Guntur (D), AP.
    maggialamadhavi@gmail.com
  • D Rama Brahma Reddy Nalanda Institute of Pharmaceutical sciences, Kantepudi(V), Sattenapalli(M), Guntur dist, A.P,India.
  • D Sai Basha Nalanda Institute of Pharmaceutical sciences, Kantepudi(V), Sattenapalli(M), Guntur dist, A.P,India.
  • Sk Hussain Nalanda Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kantepudi (V), Satenapalli (M), Guntur (D), AP
  • Sk Shaheda Afreen Nalanda Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Siddharth nagar, Kantepudi (V), Sattenapalli (M), Guntur (D), AP.
  • S Haritha Nalanda Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Siddharth nagar, Kantepudi (V), Sattenapalli (M), Guntur (D), AP.

Abstract

Even with the evolution of chemotherapeutic procedures and agents, chemotherapy may cause certain side effects that impair the patient’s quality of life. The aim of this research was to isolate and describe the side effects arising only from chemotherapy. This paper comprises an extensive research of the main side effects affecting the health status of patients undergoing chemotherapy procedures. In addition, Cancer patients experience a variety of symptoms that can be physical or psychological. These symptoms may vary in terms of occurrence, severity and distress and can be the result of the illness or the treatment.

Keywords: Complications, Cancer, Knowledge Score, Chemotherapy, Preventive Strategies

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A, A. V. M., R. B. R. D, S. B. D, H. Sk, S. A. SK, and H. S. “A Descriptive Study on Adverse Reactions of Chemotherapy and Assessment of Knowledge Score in Cancer Patients”. World Journal of Current Medical and Pharmaceutical Research, Vol. 2, no. 1, Mar. 2020, pp. 40-52, doi:10.37022/WJCMPR.2020.02014.
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