Come meet the hero that would never be an Avenger!

Teaching Med students the side effects of chemo drugs

Teaching Med students the side effects of chemo drugs

 

Meet Captain Chemo-tox! The guy who’ll probably never be an Avenger.

Superpower? Crazy suit and costume that shows us the side effects of chemo drugs!

Ears – Cisplatin/Carboplatin (Acoustic nerve damage)
Arms, legs – Vincristine (Peripheral neuropathy)
Lungs – Bleomycin, Busulfan –> Pulmonary fibrosis
Heart – Doxorubicin, Trastuzumab (Cardiotoxicity)
Kidneys – Cisplatin/Carboplatin (nephrotoxicity)
Bladder – Cyclophosphamide (hemorrhagic cystitis)
Bone – 5-FU, 6-MP, Methotrexate (myelosuppression)

Thank you… Captain? You made my life just that little bit easier… hmm

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