Managing Side Effects of Chemotherapy in Patients With Gynecologic Cancers

January 29, 2019
Matthew Carlson, MD

Matthew Carlson, MD, discusses his take home message for managing symptoms of chemotherapy in patients with gynecologic cancers.

Matthew Carlson, MD, an oncologist University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, discusses his take home message for managing symptoms of chemotherapy in patients with gynecologic cancers.

It is important to have a high level of suspicion during surveillance of these patients. Carlson says to ask patients a lot of questions in regards to potential symptoms. For example, patients won’t necessarily bring up depression themselves.