Chemotherapy is a method of treatment based on the administration to the patient of pharmaceuticals called cytostatic drugs. Drugs may be administered orally, subcutaneously and intravenously. Chemotherapy is used in NU-MED Center for Diagnostics and Oncology Therapy in Tomaszów Mazowiecki. Further information is available here. here.

In Elbląg, Katowice and Zamość, chemotherapy is conducted by hospitals with which NU-MED Group centers neighbour. Thereby, a comprehensive neoplasm treatment is available for patients. Treatment is delivered at one day therapy wards if the patient’s condition does not require permanent hospitalization. Whenever the patient’s condition calls for hospitalization, the physician suggest stay at the ward.

Chemotherapy significantly burdens the organism, causing side effects such as temporary brow and hair loss, vomiting, malaise. Progress in medicine brings about mitigation of side effects. Clinical oncologists have, i.a., antiemetic drugs at their disposal that may be prescribed for patients who report ailments. The nuisance of chemotherapy has diminished with respect to the condition a few years back.