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Please help, if a cancer patient detoxes can they take a chemo therapy again?

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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology 48 years experience
Some expected: Toxicity recovers and full doses can be used next cycle. Other toxicity, particularly kidney, lung or liver problems may make re-administration after recovery hazardous. Need to discuss with your oncologist; too many variables to cover in short answer.

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