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  • Maryl has replied to a post on the message board

    I absolutely would wait for the results to the test.  I was affected by the first dose, however it took 17-days before I was critically ill.  The symtoms are the same as the side effects you expect from the chemo, however they continue to worsen rather than improve.  If you do have the deficiency it could kill you. The fact that they are testing you, implies to me, they feel you may have the deficiency...

    August 16, 2014 view post
    • Maryl has replied to a post on the message board

      Please wait for the results. I am glad to hear they are testing you, hopefully that is an indication the medical community more aware of this deficiency. I strongly believe everyone should be tested before starting 5FU, and pray one day it will be the "standard of care" to test prior to starting treatment. I hope the test does not show a deficiency, but if it does do not take any more treatments of 5FU. Good luck...

      June 21, 2013 view post
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