From what I've gathered through Google research, most forms of chemo cause a drop in blood cell counts. Leukemia-specific chemo seems to pack a harder punch in this aspect. Since Leukemia originates in bone marrow, which is where cells and platelets are manufactured, and the chemo targets the bone marrow, blood cell counts drop drastically … Continue reading complications, anyone?
15 years ago, my mom had breast cancer. She was the first person close to me who was ever diagnosed with cancer, so this was the first exposure I had to chemo. She would go to the clinic every two weeks and have chemo on an outpatient basis. As time has gone on, I've known … Continue reading chemotherapy 101