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List of the risks of chemotherapy, including illnesses, disorders, ailments, maladies, and diseases associated with chemotherapy. What are the dangers of chemotherapy? This list includes genetic disorders and chronic conditions linked to chemotherapy by the medical and science communities through research. The illnesses and medical conditions are listed in alphabetical order, and even include photos when available.

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While many of the diseases related to chemotherapy have only been suggested through correlation, a few diseases are caused by chemotherapy and do not exist without this risk factor. Among other potential problems, chemotherapy can lead to harmful conditions. (23 items)

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Actinic keratosis is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Risks of Chemotherapy
Actinic keratosis Pruritus, Skin lesion

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Acute lymphoblastic leukemia is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Risks of Chemotherapy
Acute lymphoblastic leukemia Dyspnea, Infection, Bleeding gums

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Acute myeloid leukemia is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Risks of Chemotherapy
Acute myeloid leukemia Dyspnea, Bleeding, Infection

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Alopecia is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Risks of Chemotherapy
Alopecia Itchy scalp

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Anemia is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Risks of Chemotherapy
Anemia Pallor, Dyspnea, Clouding of consciousness

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Aplastic anemia is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Risks of Chemotherapy
Aplastic anemia Pallor, Dyspnea, Bleeding

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Avascular necrosis is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Risks of Chemotherapy
Avascular necrosis Pain, Muscle weakness, Stiffness

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Pressure ulcer is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Risks of Chemotherapy
Pressure ulcer Bleeding, Erythema, Pain

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Blepharitis is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Risks of Chemotherapy
Blepharitis Photophobia, Watery eyes, Red eye

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Chronic myelogenous leukemia is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Risks of Chemotherapy
Chronic myelogenous leukemia Thrombocytopenia, Dyspnea, Infection

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Food poisoning is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Risks of Chemotherapy
Food poisoning Nausea, Anorexia, Fatigue

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Gastroenteritis is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Risks of Chemotherapy
Gastroenteritis Nausea, Flatulence, Anorexia

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Leukemia is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Risks of Chemotherapy
Leukemia Joint pain, Infection, Nausea

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Necrotizing fasciitis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Risks of Chemotherapy
Necrotizing fasciitis Skin Discoloration, Pain, Necrosis

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Onychomycosis is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Risks of Chemotherapy
Onychomycosis Yellow-brown color of nails, Distorted nails, Pachyonychia

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Pharyngitis is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Risks of Chemotherapy
Pharyngitis Lymphadenopathy, Dysphagia, Fatigue

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Scleroderma is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Risks of Chemotherapy
Scleroderma Dyspnea, Joint pain, Morphea

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Sinusitis is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Risks of Chemotherapy
Sinusitis Nausea, Nasal congestion, Fever

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Tonsillitis is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Risks of Chemotherapy
Tonsillitis Laryngitis, Lymphadenopathy, Pharyngitis

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Viral Gastroenteritis is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Risks of Chemotherapy
Viral Gastroenteritis Nausea, Anorexia, Abdominal pain

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Meningitis is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Risks of Chemotherapy
Meningitis Fever, Skin rash, Lethargy

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West Nile fever is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Risks of Chemotherapy
West Nile fever Nausea, Lymphadenopathy, Fatigue

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West Nile virus is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Risks of Chemotherapy
West Nile virus Vomiting, Rash, Nausea