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Why would an individual with hodgkin's disease be instructed to avoid individuals with colds and feve?
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Dr. Gene Wong
Radiation Oncology
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In brief: Immuno compromised
Hodgkins' lymphoma is usually treated with chemotherapy and radiation therapy.
That can cause drop in blood counts particularly white cell that may lead immuno deficiency. Thus, patients should avoid catching germs from contacts. Hand washing and avoid rubbing nose and eyes is important.

In brief: Immuno compromised
Hodgkins' lymphoma is usually treated with chemotherapy and radiation therapy.
That can cause drop in blood counts particularly white cell that may lead immuno deficiency. Thus, patients should avoid catching germs from contacts. Hand washing and avoid rubbing nose and eyes is important.
Dr. Gene Wong
Dr. Gene Wong
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