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how long does chemo take to leave your body

A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
It depends: Many lifelong hepatitis B carriers never get any fibrosis. Usually the infection can be managed with today's treatments, and it's likely that in the f ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
It depends: It depends on the extent/load of tumor your body has. Patients with small tumors can live much longer than those with more extensive/big tumors. The ... Read More
A 68-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
It depends on respon: The response to treatment determines the outcome. With some exceptions, most patients with metastatic Cancer of esophagus live about 1 to 2 years depe ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience Gastroenterology
Tertiary care: I would make sure your husband is being cared for at an advance tertiary care center with a focus on onc. There are several different chemo regimens a ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kausik Kar
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Multiple factors: Multiple factors determine survival from here onwards including his baseline status (eg karnofsky performance scale), clinical status including breath ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Few months at best: Most pateints with metastatic pancreatic cnacer die within 6 months to 12 months. So given that he has liver metastases and already failed chemo, he m ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ray Tidman
37 years experience Family Medicine
No sure answer: Pancreatic ca , is very hard to treat, and frequently painful. Help him stay well nourished. See that he gets the best pain control he can. Be rea ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vivek Huilgol
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Probably not. : The general principle is chemotherapy is trying to inflict damage on cells. Ask your oncologist...Therefore probably best to avoid supplements.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mansoor Jatoi
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Complicated: That is a complicated answer. The blood clot is likely secondary to cytokines or body's chemical signaling mechanism, people who undergo chemo / have ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Not predictable: There are too many variables in the tumor types and individuals to provide a meaningful timeline for your disease course. However, it would be prudent ... Read More

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