- Q How is endoscopy used in oncology?
Endoscopy is often used as a diagnostic procedure in oncology. Endoscopy allows the oncologist to see the inside of your body using a small camera on the end of a long, flexible tube, inserted through a natural orifice. Once the oncologist locates the... Full Answer
- Q What kinds of foods should I eat when receiving treatment?
You should avoid hard or spicy foods as they may make your symptoms worse. If you are experiencing a sore mouth, then acidic foods should be avoided. If you have a dry mouth, then try eating soft foods like milkshakes, puddings, and soups. Full Answer
- Q What are the side effects of targeted therapy?
Nausea, mouth sores, and loss of appetite are all side effects of targeted therapy. Less common ones include chest pain and blisters on hands and feet. There is a possibility of having high blood pressure as well. Full Answer