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Suggest Treatment For Blood Cancer

My brother just had pancreatic cancer and his spleen was totally removed. 50 percent of his pancreas was removed. He has a blood cancer for over ten years which is polycythemia vera. He also has a abscess inside his body at surgery position with a drain in and has a picc line. he has phlebitis and high white blood cell count and platelets. he will start chemo is 12 days. Will he survive the chemo?
Tue, 1 Aug 2017
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HEllo dear. Chemotherapy is planned according to weight , age and height of patient. Most of the patients tolerate it well. Polycythemia vera has no effect on chemo toleration
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Suggest Treatment For Blood Cancer

HEllo dear. Chemotherapy is planned according to weight , age and height of patient. Most of the patients tolerate it well. Polycythemia vera has no effect on chemo toleration Thanks