Of all causes of peripheral neuropathy, perhaps the most unfortunate is chemotherapy. While researchers and doctors continue to explore the best possible treatments for cancer, some of the most effective treatments available today often come with harsh side effects. Such is the case with chemotherapy, a strategy that is successful at killing cancer cells, but also has a major impact on the nerves in the body. When communication between the spinal cord and muscles and skin via nerves begins to shut down, you are left with peripheral neuropathy.
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