Due to a system-wide technology update, we are experiencing extremely high call volume. We appreciate your patience with our operators during this time. Thank you for choosing Fox Chase Cancer Center.


Common Effects of Cancer

  • Dysphagia - difficulty or discomfort in swallowing
  • Trismus – often called “lockjaw”, refers to patients who have limited ability to open their mouth
  • Dysphonia – hoarseness or other abnormal voice quality.
  • Dysarthria - difficult or unclear articulation leading to reduced speech clarity. 
  • Mild cognitive impairment (i.e. “chemobrain”) – mild difficulty with concentration and/or memory.

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