Chemotherapy is a medicine that destroys cancer cells that may be used before surgery to shrink a tumor. It is also used after surgery to eliminate cancer cells that do not appear on imaging scans.
Side effects may depend on the type of chemo that you are given. Common side effects of chemo include the following:
If your newborn or young child has been diagnosed with sickle cell disease, you likely have a lot of questions. The good news is, with the right care, many children with sickle cell live long, healthy lives. Arkansas Children's can diagnose, evaluate and treat children who have sickle cell disease.
When your child is diagnosed with hemophilia or a bleeding disorder, the experts at the Arkansas Center for Bleeding Disorders work with you and your child to create a care plan that keeps your child healthy while living life to the fullest.
The Bone and Soft-tissue Tumor Program at Arkansas Children’s Hospital provides specialty care for children with cancer of the bone, muscle, or connective tissues.