Early complications usually occur within 5 to 10 days and include:
- Nausea and vomiting.
- Mouth sores.
- Hair loss.
- Bleeding because of severe reduction in red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets.
- Infection, such as pneumonia, shingles or herpes simplex.
Other possible complications include:
- Kidney, lung and heart complications.
- Recurrence of your cancer.
- Other types of cancer later in life.
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