Is back pain a side effect of chemo?



  • My mother is undergoing chemo for breast cancer. Post her chemo cycles she complains about severe back pain for 2-3 days. Is back pain a side effect of chemo or is something else causing this pain?



  • Hi Sasha, there are many causes of pain in a patient who is undergoing treatment for breast cancer. Chemotherapy generally does not cause back pain. We would advise you to consult your doctor for proper assessment.



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