Reno, NV
A 71-year-old male asked:

How long will it take to get my strength back after 6 mo. of chemo. been done for six months?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 years experience
It may not: Some chemotherapeutic agents damage nerve and cause permanent weakness. There's nothing to do if this happened, but you can still try your best to regain physical fitness. It's your right and responsibility to try to get back into physical fitness even if it is tough.
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