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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
33 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes: Chemotherapy can cause lowering of the white blood cell count and place an individual at an increased risk of getting an infection. If that happens th ... Read More
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Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
35 years experience Medical Oncology
Yes you can: Different chemos have the potential to cause death in many ways: low white cells leading to serious infections, low platelets causing bleeding, heart ... Read More

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
47 years experience Radiation Oncology
"ports" are: Accessible devices under the skin that allow puncture and direct line to the venous system. It prevents multiple sticks and extravasation of caustic ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Medical Oncologist: The frequency of a chemotherapy regimen is coordinated with your medical oncologist. The important factors include what kind of cancer is being treat ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
It depends: it depends on what kind of Cancer you have and what all has been done for you already. If the chemotherapy has been fully utilized, then it is good to ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Stay active: Your need to remain active and exercise daily if possible. Walking is the best exercise if you can do that. But any physical exercise and movement wil ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
20 years experience Hematology and Oncology
It depends...: The potenial benefit of chemotherapy depends on the tumor type, biomarkers (eg, er/pr/her2 in breast cancer), stage, etc. For some diseases "calculato ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. William A Biermann
46 years experience Medical Oncology
It varies: It depends on the type of cancer and treatment. Some treatments can cause swallowing issues or change in the taste of foods. Thoses issues would have ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Nothing to worry: Do not anticipate any problems. Chemotherapy is simply taking medicines and most people(70-80%) have no side effects on day-1. Later there may be some ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Medicine for cancer: Chemo stands for Chemotherapy which means medicines(drugs) used for treatment of cancer.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Stuart
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You can't: The choice of the best chemotherapy is extremely complicated and you will need to rely on your oncologist. He or she has spent literally years learni ... Read More
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