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A 38-year-old female asked:

Is it safe to use the hcg diet?i am a case of ovarian cancer stage 3, had total hysterectomy and 6 cycles chemo last 2007.i'm 5 feet tall, 67 kilos.

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Dr. Bryan Treacy
Gynecology 35 years experience
Yes: I will probably take heat for this but I am one of those doctors that believes in the HCG diet. I've not seen any patient have trouble or deleterious health effects from this weight loss. If followed, weight loss does occur. Most gain their weight back afterwards because they don't follow a maintenance plan for the 3 weeks after finishing hcg. If you do, the weight stays off.

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Last updated Jan 26, 2016

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