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Skin care during and after chemotherapy, with selected drugs used in anticancer therapies

During chemotherapy, may cause kin side effects, in the form of the hand-foot syndrome. The symptoms vary in severity, from tingling and burning to the occurrence of blisters and even skin necrosis which cause discomfort and reduce the quality of life of the patient. They can also be the cause of dose reduction cytostatics, defer chemotherapy and sometimes its discontinuation. Proper prevention and skin care during chemotherapy aims to improve the quality of life of the patient.

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