Cancer handbook: Side effects of treatment

Side effects occur when healthy cells are hurt. They may happen right away, a week to 10 days layer, or even months and years later.

  • side effects of chemotherapy depends on the type and dose given 
  • side effects of radiation depends on which part of the body is treated. 

Your medical team will talk with you about the side effects your child may experience.

Last updated Wednesday 26th June 2024