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Constipation

Diarrhea

Gastrointestinal Effects - Overview

Gastrointestinal Complications (PDQ) (NCI's cancer.gov)
Explains constipation, impaction, bowel obstruction, diarrhea and radiation enteritis and discusses their causes and treatment. Patient and physician versions available. [6/06]




Constipation

 


 

Diarrhea

Managing Symptoms: Diarrhea (OncoLink)
Offers suggestions for managing diarrhea, a common side effect of chemotherapy and radiation therapy. Describes diarrhea, its causes and treatments. Advises on when to contact your doctor or nurse. [2/02]




 

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