Dr. Evangelia Kirimis on Side Effects

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Dr. Evangelia Krimis is a medical oncologist for UCLA Health as well as an assistant clinical professor of medicine. She is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology, but a large part of her practice is oncology and breast cancer patients. She graduated from USC Medical School and did her residency and fellowship at UCLA. In her wide ranging interview, she talks about her role as a medical oncologist. Dr. Kirimis takes the viewer through the entire chemotherapy treatment process, how do you get an infusion and how long will it take? How to prepare for your infusion as well as what to expect from the cumulative effects of chemotherapy. Dr Krimis talks about how to deal with side effects such as family planning, hair loss, digestive issues, fatigue, chemo brain fog and lymphedema.

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ContributorDr. Evangelia KirimisRead Full Bio

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Dr. Evangelia Krimis is a medical oncologist for UCLA Health as well as an assistant clinical professor of medicine. She is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology, but a large part of her practice is oncology and breast cancer patients. She graduated from USC Medical School and did her residency and fellowship at UCLA. In her wide ranging interview, she talks about her role as a medical oncologist. Dr. Kirimis takes the viewer through the entire chemotherapy treatment process, how do you get an infusion and how long will it take? How to prepare for your infusion as well as what to expect from the cumulative effects of chemotherapy. Dr Krimis talks about how to deal with side effects such as family planning, hair loss, digestive issues, fatigue, chemo brain fog and lymphedema.

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Watch Dr. Kirimis, talk about the numerous side effects a breast cancer patient may experience as a result of chemotherapy treatment.

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