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Can you start chemo if your liver function is high sgpt is 220

can you start chemo if your liver function is high sgpt is 220 hi my aunt has stage 4 breast cancer metastasized in liver, lung and bone, she is going for a clinical trial similar to Herceptin (she is HER2 3+) with paclitaxel. But the doctor does not want to start her with chemotherapy because her sgpt is high at 220 ..... what do you suggest we do??? we are losing time and i feel her doctor is quite slow in making her decision.
Asked On : Thu, 11 Feb 2010
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Hi.. Continuing with chemotherapy might c ause liver toxicity and since she already has liver dysfunctions your doctor is right in holding the chemotherapy.. There are other modalities of treatment such as radiotherapy and hormonal therapy available too.. You may discuss with your doctor for the use of these..

Answered: Fri, 12 Feb 2010
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