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Common Cancer Medications

December 21, 2021

From the Medical News Today website

There are many different types of cancer medications. These include alkylating agents, antimetabolites, and plant alkaloids.

Doctors can use cancer medications either on their own or in combination with other treatments, such as radiation therapy. The best type and combination will depend on several factors, including disease progression and the person’s overall health. 

There can be side effects associated with cancer medications, including:

– anemia
– hair loss
– constipation
– diarrhea
– difficulty breathing
– fatigue
– nausea 
– vomiting

Keep reading to learn more about some common cancer medications.

From → Health & Safety

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