How do you feel after chemotherapy for breast cancer? You may experience nausea (feeling like you might throw up) and vomiting (throwing up) after your last chemotherapy treatment. It should go away in 2 to 3 weeks. Your appetite may continue to be affected due to taste changes you may have experienced during your treatment.
What is the most serious side effect of chemotherapy? Intense chills. Pain or soreness at the chemo injection site or catheter site. Unusual pain, including intense headaches. Shortness of breath or trouble breathing (If you’re having trouble breathing call 911 first.)
How many rounds of chemo is normal for breast cancer? Typically, you receive chemotherapy in cycles. You may receive chemo every week or every two, three or even four weeks. Cycles are usually two to three treatments long. Each cycle includes a rest period to allow your body to recover.
Is chemotherapy for breast cancer painful? Chemotherapy is a common treatment for cancer. It involves the use of powerful drugs to stop cancer cells from growing and spreading. Although the treatment itself isn’t usually uncomfortable, pain is sometimes a side effect.