My mother is currently having chemo for breast cancer. She is just about to finish her current round of chemo which she's been having every 3 weeks, she then moves on to a different dose which she has weekly for 12 weeks then radiation daily for 6 weeks. She is due to finish treatment about 4 weeks before I had been planning to get married. I am considering postponing it until next March for her benefit. I haven't booked much and wouldn't lose any money if I did. Just wondering if people could tell me from experience what state she would be expected to be in 4 weeks post treatment as opposed to 4 months? I know everyone is different but I'd like to have some idea of what to expect. I am really close to my mum and would love it if she had the energy to enjoy the day. Thanks for any advice!.
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replied May 10th, 2017
As you rightly mentioned, each patient is different and hence post recovery performance and prognosis would depend on the efficasy of the treatment, if the condition was completely cured and her nutrition before and during the chemotherapy.

If her body weight is good and her nutrition is well balanced and high protein, she should be able to do well.

Continue to work with your doctors and the dietitian who can help your mother to recover soon.


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