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Side effects from common cancer treatments like chemotherapy do happen, and the side effects are different for each patient and each drug. One of the lesser-known side effects is hearing loss, which affects one in five patients on a specific type of chemotherapy.

Doctors say hearing loss happens very slowly, which is why it is so important that patients are aware and inform their doctors of any changes. Read more about which chemotherapy drugs may cause hearing loss and the warning signs from doctors at Cancer Treatment Centers of America.

About Cancer Treatment Centers of America

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) is a national network of five hospitals that serves adult patients who are fighting cancer. CTCA® offers an integrative approach to care that combines advancements in genomic testing and precision cancer treatment, surgery, radiation, immunotherapy and chemotherapy, with evidence-informed supportive therapies designed to help patients physically and emotionally by enhancing their quality of life while managing side effects both during and after treatment. You can follow them on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIN and YouTube.