Chemotherapy drugs sometimes cause mild, temporary changes in nails and nail beds. These may include brittleness, grooving, discoloration, change in growth rate, heightened sensitivity, and lifting of the nail bed. If the latter occurs, nails should be kept short.
View this Slideshare presentation from Dana-Farber. Chemotherapy and radiation therapy may cause changes to your skin during and after cancer treatment. Follow these tips, and check in with your doctor regularly to ensure your skin is in the healthiest condition possible throughout your cancer experience.
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