Cancer and/or cancer treatments can affect white blood cell, red blood cell, and platelet counts. This can makes the body more susceptible to infection, fatigue and bleeding respectively. This section provides information on blood counts and tips coping with low blood counts.
HFS is a skin reaction that appears on the palms of the hands and/or the soles of the feet as a result of certain chemotherapy agents. It may also be referred to as acral erythema, palmar plantar erythema (PPE), or Burgdorf reaction.
Peripheral neuropathy is damage to the nerves, which can be caused by chemotherapy, surgery or radiation therapy. Information about this side effect, symptoms, safety considerations and tips for management.