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What is a tumor lysis syndrome?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Phosphate (which binds and lowers calcium), uric acid, and potassium are released from dying cells.
During induction chemotherapy, usually leukemia / lymphoma, so many cancer cells may die off that these products can make a person sick. Today's oncologists are very familiar with handling this. Good luck.

In brief: Well-known

Phosphate (which binds and lowers calcium), uric acid, and potassium are released from dying cells.
During induction chemotherapy, usually leukemia / lymphoma, so many cancer cells may die off that these products can make a person sick. Today's oncologists are very familiar with handling this. Good luck.
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