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is transfer factor safe to take even if you are on chemotherapy for hodgkin lymphoma?

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Dr. Ariel Lopez-chavez
18 years experience Medical Oncology
Transfer factor?: Not sure what you mean by transfer factor? Perhaps you mean growth factors such as Filgrastim (filgrastin) or pegfilgrastim? If that is the case then yes. Make sure to ask your oncologist about anything you are taking on your own since many things can interfere with chemotherapy.
Answered on Jun 25, 2014

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