Diseases / Medical Conditions Risks of Chemotherapy

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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.

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different items, including Leukemia and Sinusitis.

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
Pruritus, Skin lesion

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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