Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral Neuropathy

One common side effect of some chemotherapy treatments is peripheral neuropathy, pain and numbness in the hands and feet.

Although many women and men experience neuropathy, there is actually very little research that has been done on how to prevent it—or treat it.

This video will help you understand what we know about why it occurs, steps you can take before treatment to reduce your risk of developing it, and what to do if you have developed this problem.

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Learn what you can do to prevent or treat a common side effect of some chemotherapy treatments–peripheral neuropathy, or pain and numbness in the hands and feet

You may also want to look at these sections of our website:

Dr. Love’s Blog Post: Numb Toes and Other Woes

Research Worth Watching: Precision Medicine and Collateral Damage

Breast Cancer Treatment and Neuropathy: A Cost of the Cure

Love Research Army

We combat the disparities that exist in research by challenging the scientific community to launch studies that are as inclusive and diverse as the people that breast cancer affects.

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