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Will they still do my mums chemo?

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Beeswax2017 Sun 16-Aug-15 07:17:54

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KurriKurri Sun 16-Aug-15 14:45:18

I would think it would very likely be postponed. and start when she is better. It is quite common to have treatments postponed during chemo because the risk of infection is so high, infections post chemo can be very dangerous - life threatening in fact (I've had them and you have no resources to fight them off) so for your Mum's safety I think it very unlikely they will go ahead as planned - but don't worry they will just wait until she is fit and do it then - the short wait involved will not affect her cancer.

It might be a good idea if she (or you) phoned her chemo unit for info about how this will affect her treatment plan - they might want to get her on some IV anti biotics or something, so they can get her well and she can start as soon as possible, they will be happy to explain it to you.

So sorry your mum is so poorly, I hope her treatment starts soon x

Beeswax2017 Mon 17-Aug-15 19:46:09

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hellomynameis Mon 17-Aug-15 22:32:05

Should definitely touch base with her nurse specialist and also make GP appointment if not already done so to get checked out.

Delaying chemo by s week or two doesn't make and difference in the longer term.

PacificDogwood Mon 17-Aug-15 22:33:20

They will likely postpone or at the very least do blood tests first.

She won't lose by waiting a week or two.

Good luck thanks

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