Bruce A. Feinberg, Caring.com Expert


Bruce A. Feinberg, MD, chief of the Georgia Cancer Specialists, is an oncologist and the author of Breast Cancer Answers and Colon Cancer Answers and a popular speaker on cancer-related topics.


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I had chemo for breast cancer and now have neuropathy in my feet and legs. What can be done? — Jul 08, 2008
The most commonly used chemotherapy drugs for breast cancer can cause neuropathy, or nerve damage, as a side effect, but it is usually temporary. However, there are cases i...
Is chemo effective in treating squarmous cell cancer of the vulva? — May 15, 2008
Squamous cell cancer of the vulva is treated differently depending on the stage and the size of the tumor area. You need to have a thorough discussion of treatment options ...
Does chemotherapy cause birth defects? — May 15, 2008
There are many different chemotherapy drugs, and many can cause birth defects if the woman becomes pregnant while either she or her partner is undergoing chemotherapy. In s...
Which systems in the body are affected by chemotherapy? — May 15, 2008
There are many different drugs that fall into the category of chemotherapy medications. Since they are made from different chemicals, they can have very different and speci...
I am on follow up chemo for colorectal cancer, also... — Apr 02, 2008
There are a number of reasons why urine might be darker during treatment for colorectal cancer. The color of urine can change based on the medications a patient is taking; ...
Chemo and Sex: Is it safe for the woman? — Apr 02, 2008
Sex is safe for both the woman and man during chemotherapy, no matter whether it is the woman or man undergoing chemotherapy. Neither cancer nor cancer treatment is contagi...
What can I take for persistent uncontrolled coughing while taking chemo that won't make me sleepy? — Apr 02, 2008
There can be many different approaches to treating coughing depending on what's causing it. Coughing is a common problem among cancer patients and it may be related to the ...
Will there be a chemo smell on skin after treatment? — Apr 02, 2008
There are two issues involved here, and you have to sort them out in order to talk to your doctor. The first is the patient's perception of smell, which can be affected by ...
Is there any treatment for smelly, foul smelling fingers and hands during chemotherapy treatment? — Apr 02, 2008
When cancer patients complain that their skin has an odor, the first thing the doctor has to sort out is whether there is an odor present that is perceptive to others, or w...
Is it ok to smoke when you are going through chemo? — Apr 02, 2008
It's much better to quit smoking if you possibly can. It's certainly a stressful time when you've been diagnosed with cancer, and some patients argue that they need to smok...