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Is it normal that your dr ask for a blood test while I am on herceptin? ... I am worried!

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anonymous

Learning About Breast Cancer over 7 years
 
  • Cheryl Wornham Profile
    anonymous
    Learning About Breast Cancer
    Hi I also get blood test when I see my oncologist
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  • Sharon Danielson Profile
    anonymous
    Survivor since 2007
    Sally, I think this is very normal. Just as Jo said, my oncologist was ALWAYS draining blood out of me at every appointment. It is the only way they have to check how all your organs are functioning and how well you immune system is tolerating the treatment. Take care, Sharon
    over 7 years Comment Flag
  • Christina Archambault Profile
    anonymous
    Stage 2B Patient
    Hello Sally, I am on Herceptin as well and she needs blood work from me every time he sees me
    over 7 years Comment Flag
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    anonymous
    Survivor since 2012
    Everytime I see my onc I get a blood test
    over 7 years Comment Flag
  • laura  bailey Profile
    anonymous
    Learning About Breast Cancer
    Like the others my doc wants blood every time he sees me.
    over 7 years Comment Flag

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