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Can you tell me when could one start seeing chemotherapy treatment work?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
In 1 or 2 months: It depends on the type of cancer. Most blood cancers respond fast and show benefit in 3-4 weeks. Some of the solid organ cancers require 6-8 weeks of treatment before the treatment benefit can be ascertained.

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Last updated May 30, 2013

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