8 Treatment Options for Lymphoma & Some Side Effects and Common Questions About It

Side effects of lymphoma treatment:

Different side effects can occur with lymphoma treatment including chemotherapy and radiotherapy. They can occur right away after starting treatment or later on in life, and they can be reversible or irreversible. In general, your doctor will judge whether your case requires intensive treatment that justifies the risk of side effects.

The common side effects of cancer therapy include:

1- Loss of hair and thin skin and nails:

This is perhaps one of the most common side effects of chemotherapy. It is because chemotherapeutic medications target all rapidly growing cells including those forming your hair and nails. Even though this side effect can be distressing, it is usually reversible, and you should regain your hair a few weeks after finishing your treatment.