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What is the time frame for getting chemo therapy if they have breast cancer?

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In brief: Depends

Sometimes chemotherapy is given before surgery (neo-adjuvant).
Sometimes chemotherapy is started a few weeks after breast cancer surgery, depending on the person's healing. The length of the treatments can be given over 3-6 months.

In brief: Depends

Sometimes chemotherapy is given before surgery (neo-adjuvant).
Sometimes chemotherapy is started a few weeks after breast cancer surgery, depending on the person's healing. The length of the treatments can be given over 3-6 months.
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
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Dr. Aasim Sehbai
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology

In brief: Timing

For early stage breast cancer after surgery and if indicated, chemo should be started ideally within 4-6 weeks of surgery.

In brief: Timing

For early stage breast cancer after surgery and if indicated, chemo should be started ideally within 4-6 weeks of surgery.
Dr. Aasim Sehbai
Dr. Aasim Sehbai
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