Weakened Immune System: Cancer treatment can affect the blood cells that protect you against germs and disease, which leads to a weak immune system. As a result, your body will find it harder to fight off disease, infection, and foreign substances. If you are affected, it is important to avoid exposure to germs that cause infections during this period. Your doctor will give you a list of instructions to follow in terms of performing everyday chores – in order to reduce exposure to bacteria.
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