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Taking Interferon alpha2b for melanoma. Diagnosed as hemochromotosis. Help

I am on interferon alph2b for melanoma. It has an accumilative effect. By my blood reduction will this not take away some of the interferon too.I just got th haemocromotosis diagnoses today. I have 6 months more interferon treatment to finish.
I have not spoken to my oncologist or doctor yet. This query has just popped into my head.
Asked On : Mon, 1 Apr 2013
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Hi there,
Interferons are basically proteins and in hemochromatosis there is slow accumulation of iron in the body. I donot think there is a any problem in continuing interferons and completing the course. It will not have any effect on the hemochromatosis which is a hereditary condition. Regards
Answered: Fri, 21 Jun 2013
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