What is medical chemo?

Answer Chemotherapy, often referred to simply as "chemo," is a medical treatment plan that uses medications to kill cancer cells. This may be one of the several treatment options a doctor considers, based... Read More »

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How can you increase your white blood count after chemo to receive another chemo treatment two weeks after?

I had exactly the same problems as your Husband. I also have lymphoma and my chemo is scheduled every other fortnight too. I became very immuno-supressed, and my WBC dropped very low. I ended up ge... Read More »

Does HIPAA protect the right to access medical records even if the medical bill has not been paid In other words can a medical provider deny access to your own medical records if you owe money?

HIPAA allows patient access to their own medical record, with very few exceptions. Failure to pay the bill is NOT one of those exceptions.Added: HIPAA restricts and prevents the dissemination of yo... Read More »

What is chop chemo?

CHOP chemotherapy is a common treatment for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, according to "CHOP" stands for drugs used in the treatment: cyclophosphamide, hydroxydoxorubicin, oncovin, and ... Read More »

What effects do chemo have?

Many cancer patients joke around and call what you describe as 'Chemobrain'. It may be the result of taking all the medications combined . . not only chemotherapy but anti-nausea meds too. In the ... Read More »