Emesis, or vomit, is the expulsion of stomach contents through the mouth. Vomit is a very unpleasant symptom. It can occur due to gastrointestinal, labyrinth or neurological illnesses. In cancer patients, vomiting can be either a symptom or a treatment side effect.

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