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Have acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Done chemotherapy. Should it be repeated?

My mother is 65 yrs having Acute lymphoblastic lukamia diagnosed before two months, first chemotherapy induction cycle was completed for 33 days but after starting second cycle of induction WBC goes down to 1400 and our doctor stopped treatment cycle for a while. so is it ok to start it againg or shall we keep her on tablets? pls guide.
Asked On : Tue, 8 Jan 2013
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after induction chemotherapy your mother seems to suffer from bone marrow suppression. it is important to know whether she has fever or not. this condition can be managed and chemotherapy can be continued. consult with your hemato-oncologist.take care.
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