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Chemo drugs are dangerous to families and healthcare workers as well as patients

Chemotherapy is so dangerous that it really should not be called medicine. In the short-term, it has debilitating side effects including stomach and muscle pain, mouth ulcers, headaches, diarrhea, nausea and vomiting, nervous system disruptions, loss of appetite and hair loss.  Then there are the long-term effects, which are even more serious, and can include heart, liver, lung, kidney or reproductive system damage, as well as “chemo brain” – permanent memory, concentration and thinking problems. Experts also warn that chemotherapy greatly increases the risk of secondary cancers later in life.  Read more...

 

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