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Chemotherapy induced Neuropathy: What you need to know as a patient or provider


Noah Kolb, MD, UVM Assitant Professor of Neurology

This educational video is content from the UVM Cancer Center’s 23rd Annual Women’s Health and Cancer Conference, held on Friday, October 2. 2020.

One side effect of certain chemotherapies used to treat cancer is neuropathy, damage or dysfunction to nerve function which can cause numbness, tingling and pain. This session presents: the risk factors and causes of neuropathy related to cancer treatment; how neuropathies are identified; and how patients and care teams can work to prevent, treat, and manage neuropathies to improve quality of life for those affected.



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