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A. During chemotherapy, in addition to the targets of that therapy, healthy tissues may also be damaged, causing some side effects. Such side effects vary from person to person and from one treatment to the next. Some of the common side effects of chemotherapy include:
A. Anemia can be found by measuring the amount of hemoglobin or hematocrit in your blood. This is usually part of a complete blood count.
Hemoglobin is a protein in red blood cells that carries oxygen from the lungs to the rest of the body.
Hematocrit measures the proportion of red blood cells in the blood.