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Recovery from Treatment

Recovery from Treatment

December 15, 2021
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Treatments for skin cancer vary in how difficult they are to tolerate or recover from. For surgeries, you may have a two to four week recovery time where you can’t do your normal physical activity, depending on the size and location of the cancer that was removed. Lymph node removal can present challenges, while chemotherapy has some very serious side effects, including hair loss, fatigue, and an increased risk for infection.