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|9/20/2005||Recently my 39 year old wife was diagnosed with Stage 3 Invasive Ductal Breast Cancer. She has already had the surgery to remove the tumour and 10 Lymphnodes. T2N2aM0. HER Negative. She begins her chemo on September 30th, FEC100 6 cycles. And now the question, with all this on her plate, she still wants to go ahead with a family vacation to Mexico slated for the following week. While her doctor has said she should be fine ,other than some nausea, she really needn't be worried about infection and low white cell counts until the second week following her initial chemo. Is this true? Should I be talking her out of this?|
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|9/20/2005||rely on the advice of her doctor. avoid drinking water down there though from any tap. you probably already knew that. she wants to get on with life.|
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