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Are there side effects to chemotherapy for gynecologic cancers?

The side effects of chemotherapy for gynecologic cancers include nausea, loss of hair, loss of appetite, and fatigue. It can also cause pain in the abdomen, diarrhea, and vomiting. Women of childbearing age may experience infertility or premature menopause.

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