Peripheral Neuropathy (Nerve Damage)
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.
Introduction to neuropathy caused by the chemotherapy oxaliplatin.
Peripheral neuropathy is a condition in which a nerve or group of nerves have difficulty "communicating" with each other. This article provides an overview of peripheral neuropathy and offers tips for coping with this side effect of some chemotherapy agents.