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Cervical cancer is treated though three methods: surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy. Learn more about these cervical cancer treatment methods, including information sych as side effects and more about specific medications.

6 Ways to Reduce Nausea During Chemotherapy
Nausea is one the most common side effects of chemotherapy - it can also be one of the most miserable ones, as well. Although nausea may seem like a harmless side effect of chemotherapy, it can lead to a loss of appetite. In turn, a loss of appetite can lead to dehydration, which can be serious.

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6 Ways to Prepare for Hair Loss During Chemotherapy
If your doctor has prescribed a chemotherapy drug that is known to cause hair loss, prepare yourself for hair loss before treatment begins. Early preparation can help you cope when you hair begins to fall out.

Ativan For Nausea and Vomiting
If you are experiencing nausea and vomiting during chemotherapy sessions, your doctor may prescribe Ativan, a anti-anxiety medication that also helps with nausea/vomiting.

Oral Hygiene During Chemotherapy
Chemotherapy produces a number of side effects, including effects on the mouth. Learn more about oral hygiene and care during chemotherapy treatment.

Do insurance companies cover the cost of wigs for hair loss during chemotherapy?
If you lose your hair during chemotherapy, will your insurance company pay for a wig? Find out if insurance companies cover the cost of a hair prosthetic and also how to to get your provider to cover the cost.

Oncologist vs Gynecologic Oncologist
It is recommended that women with cervical cancer be treated by a gynecologic oncologist over a general oncologist. Learn the treatment benefits of seeing a gynecologic oncologist and how it may affect your treatment outcome.

Constipation and Cervical Cancer Treatment
Constipation is a common side effect of chemotherapy and other medications prescribed during cancer treatment. Explore what you can do to prevent constipation and what your doctor may recommend.

Radiation Therapy for Cervical Cancer
Radiation therapy is a common treatment method for cervical cancer. Discover what radiation therapy is, how it used to combat cervical cancer, and what women require radiation therapy for cervical cancer treatment.

Your Cervical Cancer Treatment Team
Learn what medical professionals may be involved in your cervical cancer treatment. Each play a vital role in providing specialized care to women with cervical cancer.

Nail Care During Chemotherapy
Many women are surprised to learn that their nails become damaged when undergoing some types of chemotherapy. Here are some tips to preserve the nail and keep nails healthy during treatment.

Dry Skin Can be a Side Effect of Chemotherapy
Dry skin can be a side effect of some chemotherapy drugs. Learn how to prevent and manage dry skin during treatment.

Chemotherapy and Pain
Does chemotherapy hurt? One reader's question answered about pain and chemotherapy.

Treating Cervical Cancer with Chemotherapy
Chemotherapy is a common treatment method for cervical cancer. Discover what types of chemotherapy drugs are commonly used, what sid effects to expect, and what other treatments are used with chemotherapy.

Cervical Cancer Treatment Options
Several cervical cancer treatment options are available today, including surgery, chemotherapy and radiation. Find out which treatment is best, when.

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